Grosskurth, Phyllis

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GROSSKURTH, Phyllis. Canadian, b. 1924. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Biography. Career: Carleton University, Ottawa, Ont., lecturer, 1964-65; University of Toronto, professor of English, 1965-. Publications: John Addington Symonds: A Biography, 1964, as The Woeful Victorian, 1965; Notes on Browning's Works, 1967; Leslie Stephen, 1968; Gabrielle Roy, 1969; Havelock Ellis: A Biography, 1980; (ed.) The Memoirs of John Addington Symonds: The Secret Homosexual Life of a Leading 19th Century Man of Letters, 1984; Melanie Klein: Her Work and Her World, 1986; Margaret Mead: A Life of Controversy, 1988; The Secret Ring: Freud's Inner Circle and the Politics of Psychoanalysis, 1991: Byron: The Flawed Angel, 1997; Elusive Subject: A Biographer's Life, 1999. Address: 147 Spruce St, Toronto, ON, Canada M5A 2J6.