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.To Strethera#39;s a#39;historic sensea#39;, in the very midst of his admiration, the destructive senselessness of sheer history a a#39;the smell ... Portrait of a Lady and The Ambassadors are instances of what James called a#39;the personal history of an imaginationa#39;.
|Title||:||Essays for Richard Ellmann|
|Author||:||Richard Ellmann, Susan Dick|
|Publisher||:||McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 1989-01-01|