Individual Author Record
Name: Richard David EllmannPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: 1918 in Highland Park, Michigan Sites:
Illinois ConnectionEllman 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 InformationRichard 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. Many of his collected papers, artifacts, and ephemera were acquired by the University of Tulsa's McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives. Other manuscripts are housed in the Northwestern University's Library special collections department.
*''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