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Richard Ellmann

AKA Richard David Ellmann

Born: 15-Mar-1918
Birthplace: Highland Park, MI
Died: 13-May-1987
Location of death: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Cause of death: Lou Gehrig's Disease

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Critic, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: James Joyce

Military service: US Navy (1943-46, WWII)

Father: James Isaac Ellmann (lawyer)
Mother: Jeanette Barsook
Wife: Mary Donohue (m. 12-Aug-1949, d. 1989, one son, two daughters)
Son: Stephen
Daughter: Maud (b. 1954)
Daughter: Lucy (b. 1956)

    University: BA, Yale University (1939)
    University: MA, Yale University (1941)
    University: PhD, Yale University (1947)
    University: BLitt, Trinity College Dublin (1947)
    Professor: Harvard University (1948-51)
    Professor: English, Northwestern University (1951-68)
    Professor: Yale University (1968-70)
    Professor: Oxford University (1970-84)
    Professor: Emory University (1980-87)

    National Book Award for Nonfiction 1960 for James Joyce
    Pulitzer Prize for Biography 1989 for Oscar Wilde
    OSS Agent

Author of books:
Yeats: The Man And The Masks (1948, biography)
The Identity of Yeats (1954)
James Joyce (1959, biography)
Eminent Domain: Yeats Among Wilde, Joyce, Pound, Eliot and Auden (1967)
The Identity of Yeats (1970, criticism)
Ulysses on the Liffey (1972)
Golden Codgers (1973, essays)
The Consciousness of Joyce (1977)
Yeats: The Man and the Mask (1978, biography)
Four Dubliners: Oscar Wilde, William Butler Yeats, James Joyce and Samuel Becket (1986)
Oscar Wilde (1987, biography)


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