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Author Dick
Title Essays for Richard Ellmann : Omnium Gatherum
Imprint Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989
©1989
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Photographs -- Preface -- INTRODUCTION. RICHARD ELLMANN: THE CRITIC AS ARTIST -- 'HEROIC WORK, HEROIC BEING': AVOID THE VALEDICTORY -- ELLMANN'S ROAD TO XANADU -- WITH DICK IN DUBLIN, 1946 -- RICHARD ELLMANN'S MICHAUX: A PUBLISHER'S RECOLLECTIONS -- RICHARD ELLMANN AND FILM COLLABORATION -- THE OSCAR WILDE PLAYING CARDS -- POEMS -- POEM -- 'ORANGES-APPLES-SUGARSTICKS ...' JOYCEAN ASSOCIATIONS: AN INTERVIEW WITH RICHARD ELLMANN -- A PORTRAIT OF JAMES JOYCE'S BIOGRAPHER -- THE CONCEPT OF MODERNISM -- A MODERNIST NOESIS -- NORTHROP FRYE AND THE BIBLE -- POE'S ANGELS -- ISABEL ARCHER: THE NEW WOMAN AS AMERICAN -- HENRY JAMES, HISTORY, AND 'STORY' -- LYTTON STRACHEY AND THE PROSE OF EMPIRE -- THE WRITING "I" HAS VANISHED': VIRGINIA WOOLF'S LAST SHORT FICTIONS -- STRANGE MEETINGS: ELIOT, POUND, AND LAFORGUE -- 'SUFFICIENT GROUND TO STAND ON': POUND, WILLIAMS, AND AMERICAN HISTORY -- D.H. LAWRENCE'S PHYSICAL RELIGION: THE DEBT TO TYLOR, FROBENIUS, AND NUTTALL -- NOTES ON A LATE POEM BY STEVENS -- THE DIFFICULT DEBUT OF DENIS JOHNSTON'S 'OLD LADY' -- IN SEARCH OF HORATIO'S IDENTITY (VIA YEATS) -- LABOUR AND MEMORY IN THE LOVE POETRY OF W.B. YEATS -- W.B. YEATS AND THAT HIGH HORSE -- 'WHAT CAN I BUT ENUMERATE OLD THEMES' -- YEATS'S STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS -- YEATS: THE MASKER AND THE MASKS -- YOURS AFFLY, DOBBS': GEORGE YEATS TO HER HUSBAND, WINTER 1931-32 -- JOYCE AS LETTER WRITER -- JOYCE AND MYTHOLOGY -- MR LEOPOLD BLOOM AND THE LOST VERMEER -- THERE'S A MEDIUM IN ALL THINGS': JOYCEAN READINGS -- TRANSITION YEARS: JAMES JOYCE AND MODERNIST ART -- 'ALL THAT FALL': SAMUEL BECKETT AND THE BIBLE -- BECKETT'S RECENT ACTIVITIES: THE LIVELINESS OF DEAD IMAGINATION -- THE FATAL CIRCLE: COMPOSITION AND DIRECTION OF COME AND GO -- THE CONSOLATION OF ART: OSCAR WILDE AND DANTE -- WILDE'S CRITICISM: THEORY AND PRACTICE -- PLAYING IN EARNEST
Richard Ellmann: A Chronology -- Richard Ellmann: A Bibliography -- Notes -- Notes on Contributors -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Richard Ellmann's scholarly work is notable for its striking liveliness and clarity and its genuine illumination of the writers and works with which he dealt. His life of James Joyce, published in 1959, received more commendation and critical praise than any previous literary biography
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Dick Essays for Richard Ellmann : Omnium Gatherum Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press,c1989 9780773507074
Subject Ellmann, Richard, -- 1918-1987.;English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.;English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.;English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
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Alt Author Kiberd, Declan
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