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Ellmann, Richard 1918-1987

Works: 341 works in 2,000 publications in 14 languages and 53,940 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Poetry  History  Literature  Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Author of screenplay, Contributor, Compiler, Creator, Translator, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Dedicatee
Classifications: PR6019.O9, B
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James Joyce by Richard Ellmann( Book )
189 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 4,867 libraries worldwide
Provides an intimate and detailed account of the life of Irish modernist James Joyce, which greatly informs an understanding of this author's complex works
Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellmann( Book )
108 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 4,225 libraries worldwide
In this long-awaited biography, Wilde the legendary Victorian--brilliant writer and conversationalist, reckless flouter of social and sexual conventions--is brought to life. More astute and forbearing, yet more fallible than legend has allowed, Wilde is given here the dimensions of a modern hero. The author depicts Wilde's comet-like ascent on the Victorian scene and his equally dramatic sudden eclipse. He presents Wilde's Irish background, the actresses to whom he paid court, his unfortunate wife and lovers, his clothes, coiffures, and the decor of his rooms. The saga of his 1882 American tour is recounted with a wealth of new details; also his later impact on the bastions of the French literary establishment. The London of the Nineties, of Whistler and the Pre-Raphaelites, Lillie Langtry and the Prince of Wales, is evoked alongside Paris of the "belle époque" and the Greece, Italy and North Africa of Wilde's travels. This critical account of Wilde's entire oeuvre shows him as the proponent of a radical new aesthetic who was perilously at odds with Victorian society. After his period of success and daring, the fatal love affair with Lord Alfred Douglas is followed by exposure, imprisonment, a few wretched years abroad and death in exile. The tragic end of Wilde's life leaves the reader with a sense of compassion and grief for the protagonist
The New Oxford Book of American Verse by Richard Ellmann( Book )
25 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,244 libraries worldwide
An anthology of poems by American poets from Taylor and Bradstreet to Plath, Ginsberg, and Ashbery, reflecting the traditions and achievements of three centuries
The Norton anthology of modern poetry by Richard Ellmann( Book )
29 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 2,917 libraries worldwide
An anthology of more than 1200 poems by 155 British and American poets, beginning with Whitman's "Leaves of Grass" and culminating during the first half of the twentieth century
Yeats : the man and the masks by Richard Ellmann( Book )
124 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,757 libraries worldwide
A critical biography of the great Irish poet traces his intellectual growth and relates his mystical concerns and involvement in public affairs to his poetry
The identity of Yeats by Richard Ellmann( Book )
80 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and held by 1,997 libraries worldwide
This classic study of Yeats' verse examines the poet's development of theme, symbol, style, and pattern. Through his knowledge of Yeats' life as well as his published and unpublished work, Ellmann recreates Yeats' ways of thinking, seeing, and writing and clarifies his difficult poems
Four Dubliners : Wilde, Yeats, Joyce, and Beckett by Richard Ellmann( Book )
52 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 1,866 libraries worldwide
The modern tradition; backgrounds of modern literature by Richard Ellmann( Book )
35 editions published between 1965 and 1980 in English and held by 1,791 libraries worldwide
Ulysses on the Liffey by Richard Ellmann( Book )
60 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 1,762 libraries worldwide
The critical writings of James Joyce by James Joyce( Book )
44 editions published between 1956 and 1996 in English and held by 1,724 libraries worldwide
Assembled from unpublished manuscripts, playbills, random pamphlets and obscure periodicals, this choice collection of James Joyce's little-known essays and critical writings reflects the wide-ranging mind of a pungent and often savage commentator, a master of language, and a defender of his craft. Each of the fifty-seven items has an introduction by the editors, explaining its genesis and relating it to the Joyce canon; there are also explanatory notes on many references in the texts
Eminent domain : Yeats among Wilde, Joyce, Pound, Eliot, and Auden by Richard Ellmann( Book )
28 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,674 libraries worldwide
The Norton anthology of modern and contemporary poetry ( Book )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,552 libraries worldwide
A new revision of the classic anthology presents 195 poets and 1,596 poems representing the range of English language modern and contemporary poetry
The artist as critic : critical writings of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde( Book )
38 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
T.S. Eliot's The waste land by T. S Eliot( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
Contains eight critical essays on Eliot's The Waste Land
Giacomo Joyce by James Joyce( Book )
79 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in 10 languages and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
Giacomo Joyce is a short story written by James Joyce in 1914, and published posthumously, about the frustrated desire of a teacher - James Joyce himself - for one of his female students. The writing is a compilation of fragments of prose and poetry in which the influences of the East on Trieste's setting and the erotic desire for the female protagonist are omnipresent. A wonderfully rich style both obscures the meaning of the text as well as opens it up for wide interpretation. Great writing, but for some maybe a little enigmatic
Edwardians and late Victorians by Richard Ellmann( Book )
35 editions published between 1959 and 1967 in English and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
Golden codgers : biographical speculations by Richard Ellmann( Book )
23 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
Essays for Richard Ellmann : omnium gatherum by Susan Dick( Book )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Ellmann's sensitivity to what it meant to be an artist shaped his work from the outset: "The life of an artist ... differs from the lives of other persons in that its events are becoming artistic sources even as they command his present attention. Instead of allowing each day, pushed back by the next, to lapse into imprecise memory, he shapes again the experiences which have shaped him." Richard Ellmann died in 1987. His life and work have touched the lives of many. Some of the essays in this collection commemorate Richard Ellmann and his commitment to Twentieth Century literature: most provide a continuing investigation of the Twentieth Century literature to which he devoted his carrer. Contributors include: Alison Armstrong, Daniel Albright, Christopher Butler, Carol Cantrell, Jonathan Culler, Elizabeth Butler Cullingford, Andonis Decavelles, Rupin Desai, Susan Dick, Terence Diggory, Terry Eagleton, Rosita Fanto, Charles Feidelson, James Flannery, Charles Huttar, Bruce Johnson, John Kelleher, Brendan Kennelly, Frank Kermode, Declan Kiberd, Peter Kuch, Bruce Johnson, James Laughlin, A. Walton Litz, Dominic Manganiello, Ellsworth Mason, Christie McDonald, Dougald McMillan, Sean O'Mordha, Vivian Mercier, Mary T. Reynolds, William K. Robertson, Joseph Ronsley, S.P. Rosenbaum, Ann Saddlemyer, Sylvan Schendler, Daniel Schneider, Fritz Senn, Jon Stallworthy, Lonnie Weatherby, Thomas Whitaker, and Elaine Yarosky
Joyce, Yeats, and Wilde by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)( visu )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Seamus Heaney, one of the finest poets writing in the English language, and the late Richard Ellmann, biographer of Joyce and Wilde, and critic of Yeats, in literary dialogue about these three brilliant Dublin writers. The literary dialogue between Heaney and Ellmann uses documentary material pertaining to Joyce, Yeats, and Wilde, and was filmed at such literary landmarks as the Hill of Howth, Sandymount Green, Trinity College, and the Joyce Tower at Sandycove
Wilde by Brian Gilbert( visu )
32 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 58 libraries worldwide
London 1892. Die Kritiker feiern Oscar Wilde als den neuen Dramatiker. In der High Society steht der irische Dandy hoch im Kurs. Daheim sitzt die hübsche Ehefrau mit zwei Kindern, während die jugendlichen Liebhaber bei dem Schriftsteller Schlange stehen. Als Wilde dem jungen Lord Alfred Douglas verfällt, verändert sich sein Leben grundlegend. Seine Liebe zu dem egoistischen Aristokraten grenzt an Selbstaufgabe. Er vernachlässigt seine Arbeit, wird krank und bekommt akute Geldprobleme. Alfreds Vater will die Beziehung zu seinem Sohn unterbinden. Es kommt zu einem Prozess, bei dem Wilde wegen Unzucht verurteilt wird. Zwei Jahre Zuchthaus mit Zwangsarbeit zerstören den feinsinnigen Schriftsteller endgültig
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Alternative Names
Ellmann Richard
Ellmann, Richard 1918-
Ellmann, Richard David
Richard Ellman amerikansk författare
Richard Ellmann Amerikaans schrijver (1918-1987)
Richard Ellmann amerikansk skribent
Richard Ellmann critico letterario e biografo statunitense
Richard Ellmann critique littéraire et biographe américain
Richard Ellmann US-amerikanischer Literaturwissenschaftler und Schriftsteller
Richardus Ellmann
Ричард Эллманн
エルマン, リチャード
English (877)
German (55)
Italian (30)
French (17)
Spanish (17)
Portuguese (5)
Swedish (2)
Catalan (2)
Dutch (2)
Japanese (1)
Romanian (1)
Polish (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Norwegian (1)
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