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William Empson: Volume II: Against the Christians


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Following the acclaimed first volume, Among the Mandarins, this is the second and concluding volume of the authorized biography of William Empson, one of the foremost poets and literary critics of the twentieth century. Against the Christians begins during the Second World War and follows Empson's turbulent years of writing wartime propaganda for the BBC. As Chinese Editor, he organized broadcasts to China and propaganda programs for the Home Service, during which time his friends and colleagues included the prickly George ...

William Empson: Volume II: Against the Christians 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199276608