RICHARD ELLMANN LECTURES IN MODERN LITERATURE.
Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature records, 1988-2008

Emory University

Emory University Archives

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/bmnn5


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature.
Title: Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature records, 1988-2008
Call Number:Series No. 26
Extent: 2.75 linear ft. (6 boxes) and 1 oversize paper folder (OP)
Abstract:The records of the Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature contain administrative files, correspondence, programs, handbills, lecture materials, and audiovisual materials relating to the lecture series.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Selected materials restricted until 2013 in accordance with donor agreement. Additionally, researchers must contact MARBL in advance to access audiovisual and/or digital material in this collection.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Related Materials in This Repository

Ronald Schuchard papers (MSS 1005)

Source

Transfer.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature records, Emory University Archives, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Nancy Hall Watkins, 2006.


Collection Description

Administrative History

The Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature, now among the most prominent in North America, were established in honor of Richard Ellmann (1918-1987), who served Emory University as the first Robert W. Woodruff Professor from 1980 to 1987. The biographer of James Joyce and Oscar Wilde, Professor Ellmann enjoyed eminent domain among the interpreters of W.B. Yeats, Samuel Beckett, Henry James, T.S. Eliot, Wallace Stevens, and other modern authors.

The Richard Ellmann Lecturers from 1988 through 2008 include: Seamus Heaney, Denis Donoghue, Helen Vendler, Henry Louis Gates Jr., A.S. Byatt, David Lodge, Salman Rushdie, Mario Vargas Llosa, and Umberto Eco. Emory University professor of English Ronald Schuchard was involved in the administration of the series and the recruitment of lecturers.

The Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature, now among the most prominent in North America, were established in honor of Richard Ellmann (1918-1987), who served Emory University as the first Robert W. Woodruff Professor from 1980 to 1987. The biographer of James Joyce and Oscar Wilde, Professor Ellmann enjoyed eminent domain among the interpreters of W.B. Yeats, Samuel Beckett, Henry James, T.S. Eliot, Wallace Stevens, and other modern authors.

The Richard Ellmann Lecturers from 1988 through 2008 include: Seamus Heaney, Denis Donoghue, Helen Vendler, Henry Louis Gates Jr., A.S. Byatt, David Lodge, Salman Rushdie, Mario Vargas Llosa, and Umberto Eco. Emory University professor of English Ronald Schuchard was involved in the administration of the series and the recruitment of lecturers.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of administrative files, correspondence, programs and handbills, lecture materials, a few photographs, and a small amount of biographical information about Richard Ellmann. Correspondence is chiefly of Ronald Schuchard with various modern authors relating to invitations to lecture. There are also audiovisual materials, mostly covering Seamus Heaney's 1988 lecture.

Arrangement Note

Organized into two series: (1) Ellmann Lecture records and (2) Audiovisual materials.

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Finding aid available in the respository.


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