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Richard David Ellmann (March 15, 1918 – May 13, 1987) was a prominent American literary critic and biographer of the Irish writers James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, and William Butler Yeats. He won the U.S. National Book Award for Nonfiction for James Joyce (1959),which is one of the most acclaimed literary biographies of the 20th century; its 1982 revised edition was similarly recognised with the award of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. A liberal humanist, Ellmann's academic work generally focused on the major modernist writers of the twentieth century.

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  • Richard David Ellmann (March 15, 1918 – May 13, 1987) was a prominent American literary critic and biographer of the Irish writers James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, and William Butler Yeats. He won the U.S. National Book Award for Nonfiction for James Joyce (1959),which is one of the most acclaimed literary biographies of the 20th century; its 1982 revised edition was similarly recognised with the award of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. A liberal humanist, Ellmann's academic work generally focused on the major modernist writers of the twentieth century.
  • Richard Ellmann (15 de marzo de 1918-13 de mayo de 1987) fue un prominente crítico de literatura estadounidense. Es conocido principalmente por sus biografías de tres autores irlandeses: W.B. Yeats, Oscar Wilde y James Joyce. Con su biografía de Joyce, Ellmann recibió el prestigioso premio National Book Award en 1960 como reconocimiento internacional a una de las consideradas mejores biografías del siglo XX. Por su biografía de Wilde, ganó el Premio Pulitzer de 1989 (a título póstumo).
  • Richard Ellmann (né le 15 mars 1918 à Highland Park (Michigan) et mort le 13 mai 1987 à Oxford) est un critique littéraire américain, ainsi qu'un biographe connu entre autres pour ses ouvrages sur des auteurs irlandais tels que James Joyce, William Butler Yeats et Oscar Wilde. Sa biographie de Wilde lui a valu le National Book Critics Circle Award et le prix Pulitzer en 1989. Sa biographie de Joyce (1959) a remporté le National Book Award en 1960 et sa réédition, révisée et augmentée en 1982, lui a valu le prix James Tait Black.
  • Era uno specialista delle biografie di scrittori irlandesi come James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, e William Butler Yeats. In particolare, la sua biografia di James Joyce (1959) che gli valse il National Book Award l'anno successivo, è considerata una delle migliori biografie del XX secolo, e — nella versione riveduta del 1982 — è stata ulteriormente premiata con il James Tait Black Memorial Prize. La sua biografia di Oscar Wilde gli valse nel 1989 il Premio Pulitzer per la biografia e autobiografia.
  • Ричард Эллманн (англ. Richard Ellmann; 15 марта 1918, Хайленд-Парк, Мичиган — 13 мая 1987, Оксфорд) — американский литературный критик, историк, биограф.
  • Richard David Ellmann (* 15. März 1918 in Highland Park, Michigan; † 13. Mai 1987 in Oxford, England) war ein amerikanischer Literaturwissenschaftler, Literaturkritiker, Schriftsteller und Biograf. Berühmt wurde er durch seine mit dem National Book Award ausgezeichnete Biografie über James Joyce. Bis zuletzt widmete er sich der Biografie Oscar Wildes. Für die Oscar-Wilde-Biografie erhielt Ellmann 1989 den Pulitzer-Preis. Sie diente zudem als Vorlage für die Verfilmung des Lebens Oscar Wildes von Regisseur Brian Gilbert. 1969 wurde Ellmann in die American Academy of Arts and Sciences gewählt.
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