Richard David Ellmann

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General Information

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Name: Richard David Ellmann

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, Other;

Born: 1918 in Highland Park, Michigan

Deceased: 1987 in Oxford, England

Illinois Connection

Richard Ellman was a profesor of English at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, from 1951 to 1963 and was the Frederick Ives Carpenter Visiting Professor, at the University of Chicago, in 1959, 1967, and 1975-77

Biographical and Professional Information

Ellman was a literary critic and biographer of the Irish writers James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, and William Butler Yeats. He won the U.S. National Book Award for Nonfiction for James Joyce which is one of the most acclaimed literary biographies of the 20th century.

Published Works

  • The Identity of Yeats , Oxford University Press, 1964
  • James Joyce, Oxford University Press, 1983
  • Ulysses on the Liffey, Oxford University Press, 1986
  • Oscar Wilde, Vintage, 1988
  • Four Dubliners, George Braziller , 1988
  • Yeats: The Man and the Masks, W.W. Norton & Company, 2000

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Ulysses on the Liffey

ISBN: 0195016637
Release Date: 1986-12-25

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Oscar Wilde

ISBN: 0394759842
Release Date: 1988-11-05

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Four Dubliners

ISBN: 0807612081
Release Date: 1988-08

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Yeats: The Man and the Masks

ISBN: 0393008592
Release Date: 2000-02-17

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Literary Awards

External Links

Richard David Ellmann on WorldCat

Richard David Ellmann on Amazon


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