Ellmann, Richard

Ellmann, Richard

(1918–87) literary critic, educator; born in Highland Park, Mich. A scholar of 19th- and 20th-century Irish literature who lectured widely and taught at Northwestern (1951–68) and Oxford (1970–84) Universities, he wrote among other works definitive biographies of James Joyce (1959) and Oscar Wilde (1987).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Ellmann, Richard. James Joyce : The First Revision of the 1959 Classic.
Ellmann, Richard. Four Dubliners: Oscar Wilde, William Butler Yeats, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett.