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William Empson • 41 Items / 15 Articles, 9 Reviews, 16 Books, 1 Poem
Collected Poems (1949)
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Published Reviews
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    Ingenuous Ingenuity (Review)
    Collected Poems, by William Empson
    1. Collected Poems by William Empson
    The Saturday Review, March 19, 1949, p. 18
  2. Books in Review
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    "Bejeweled, the Great Sun" (2 Reviews)
    Selected Poems, by William Carlos Williams
    1. Selected Poems by William Carlos Williams
    2. Collected Poems by William Empson
    The New Republic, April 25, 1949, p. 22
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    In Stars or in Ourselves (3 Reviews)
    Collected Poems, by William Empson
    1. Collected Poems by William Empson
    2. Collected Poems by F.T. Prince
    3. Soldiers Bathing by F.T. Prince
    Encounter, January 1956, pp. 82-85
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    Hero of the Word (3 Reviews)
    Using Biography, by William Empson
    1. Using Biography by William Empson
    2. Collected Poems by William Empson
    3. Sir William Empson by Frank Day
    The New York Review of Books, April 11, 1985, pp. 32-35
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    Poetry Chronicle (4 Reviews)
    Collected Poems, 1908-1956, by Siegfried Sassoon
    1. Collected Poems, 1908-1956 by Siegfried Sassoon
    2. Collected Poems by William Empson
    3. The Charity of the Stars by John Heath-Stubbs
    4. The Forever Young, and Other Poems by Pauline Hanson
    Commonweal, April 29, 1949, pp. 71-72
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    Verse Chronicle (4 Reviews)
    Collected Poems, by William Empson
    1. Collected Poems by William Empson
    2. Red Wine and Yellow Hair by Kenneth Patchen
    3. Brotherhood of Men by Richard Eberhart
    4. The Playground by James Broughton
    The Nation, April 2, 1949, p. 396
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    Poetry Translatlantic (8 Reviews)
    The New British Poets, by Kenneth Rexroth
    1. The New British Poets by Kenneth Rexroth
    2. Selected Poems by Elizabeth Daryush
    3. Collected Poems by William Empson
    4. The Edge of Being by Stephen Spender
    5. Poems, 1943-1947 by C. Day Lewis
    6. Holes in the Sky by Louis MacNeice
    7. A Celebration for Edith Sitwell by Jose Garcia Villa
    8. The Song of the Cold by Edith Sitwell
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1949, pp. 300-310
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    Poetry Chronicles (8 Reviews)
    Toys in Blood, by George Anthony
    1. Toys in Blood by George Anthony
    2. In Public, In Private by Edwin Denby
    3. Selected Poems by Elizabeth Daryush
    4. Elegies for the Dead in Cyrenaica by Hamish Henderson
    5. The Charity of the Stars by John Heath-Stubbs
    6. Collected Poems by William Empson
    7. The New British Poets by Kenneth Rexroth
    8. New Irish Poets by Devin A. Garrity
    The Partisan Review, April 1949, pp. 432-435
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    The Year In Poetry (13 Reviews)
    The Complete Poems of Robert Frost, 1949, by Robert Frost
    1. The Complete Poems of Robert Frost, 1949 by Robert Frost
    2. The Death of Captain Nemo by Robert Hillyer
    3. Selected Poems by Ezra Pound
    4. Selected Poems by William Carlos Williams
    5. Skylight One by Conrad Aiken
    6. The Wind of Time by Rolfe Humphries
    7. Versus by Nash Ogden
    8. Annie Allen by Gwendolyn Brooks
    9. The Grasshopper's Man, and Other Poems by Rosalie Moore
    10. The Beast in His Hunger by Harry Brown
    11. Collected Poems by William Empson
    12. Selected Poems by Sacheverell Sitwell
    13. Collected Poems, 1908-1956 by Siegfried Sassoon
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1949, pp. 112-122
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    Poetry Quarterly (18 Reviews)
    All's Well in the World of Verse
    1. Words for the Wind by Theodore Roethke
    2. Collected Poems by William Empson
    3. Goethe's Faust by Walter Kaufmann and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, ...
    4. Swinburne: A Selection by Dame Edith Sitwell and Algernon C. Swinburne
    5. Clarel by Herman Melville and Walter Bezanson
    6. Language and Poetry by Jorge Guillen
    7. Poetry and Criticism by Stanley Edgar Hyman
    8. Poetry and Experience by Archibald MacLeish
    9. Fact of Crystal by Abbie Huston Evans
    10. Madonna of the Cello by Robert Bagg
    11. Say Pardon by David Ignatow
    12. Out of the North by Harriet Plimpton
    13. Trio in a Mirror by Dorothy Donnelly
    14. Halfway by Maxine W. Kumin
    15. A Ring of Willows by Eric Barker
    16. Adam Before His Mirror by Ned O'Gorman
    17. Winter Sun by Margaret Avison
    18. Horatio by Hyam Plutzik
    The Saturday Review, May 6, 1961, pp. 29-31