February 2022 Academic & Specialist Princeton University Press

A History of Ambiguity Anthony Ossa-Richardson

A History of Ambiguity
Anthony Ossa-Richardson


Paperback (Trade paperback US) | Jan 2022 | Princeton University Press | 9780691228440 | 488pp | 234x155mm | RFB | AUD$59.99, NZD$69.99
Hardback (B315) | Jul 2019 | Princeton University Press | 9780691167954 | 488pp | 234x155mm | GEN | AUD$89.99, NZD$110.00

Ever since it was first published in 1930, William Empson's Seven Types of Ambiguity has been perceived as a milestone in literary criticism-far from being an impediment to communication, ambiguity now seemed an index of poetic richness and expressive power. Little, however, has been written on the broader trajectory of Western thought about ambigu