William Empson

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United Kingdom, Poet
September 27, 1906April, 15, 1984.

Sir William Empson (27 September 1906 – 15 April 1984) was an English literary critic and poet, widely influential for his practice of closely reading literary works, a practice fundamental to New Criticism. His best-known work is his first, Seven Types of Ambiguity, published in 1930.

Also known as Literary Critic