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The Artist As Critic

by Richard Ellmann

Oscar Wilde, although most commonly known as a playright, was also a critic. The Artist as Critic is a wide selection of Wilde's book reviews as well as famous longer works such as "The Portrait of Mr. W.H.," "The Soul Man under Socialism," and the four essays which make up Intentions.

Four Dubliners: Wilde, Yeats, Joyce, and Beckett

by Richard Ellmann

Biographies, histories, and literary criticisms of the 4 Irish authors.

Golden Codgers: Biographical Speculations

by Richard Ellmann

A historical survey of the literary biography, looking at the founding fathers of literary thought.

James Joyce

by Richard Ellmann

Biography of the Irish author. Listed #73 on Modern Library's top 100 nonfiction books of the century.

A Long the Riverrun: Selected Essays

by Richard Ellmann

A splendid collection of literary essays. Ellmann's "Oscar Wilde" was a tremendous critical success, winning both the NBCC and the Pulitzer Prize last year.

Modern Poems: An Introduction to Poetry

by Richard Ellmann Robert O'Clair

Anthology designed for undergraduate poetry courses. Drawn from modern verse in English, covering Walt Whitman to the present.

Oscar Wilde

by Richard Ellmann

The biography sensitive to the tragic pattern of a great subject: Oscar Wilde - psychologically and sexually complicated, enormously quotable, central to a alluring cultural world and someone whose life assumed an unbearably dramatic shape.

Ulysses on the Liffey

by Richard Ellmann

The author of modern biographies lucidly disentwines the narrative, ethical, aesthetic, and ultimate levels of James Joyce's masterpiece Ulysses. Much of the evidence is internal, but he also makes the first use of some important indications by Joyce himself.

Yeats: The Man and the Masks

by Richard Ellmann

The most influential poet of his age, Yeats eluded the grasp of many who sought to explain him. In this classic critical examination of the poet, Richard Ellmann strips away the masks of his subject: occultist, senator of the Irish Free State, libidinous old man, and Nobel Prize winner.

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