RICKS, Christopher. British, b. 1933. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Boston University, Professor of the Humanities, 1997-, professor of English, 1986-97. General Ed., Penguin English Poets. Co-Ed., Essays in Criticism. Fellow and Tutor, Worcester College, Oxford, and Lecturer, Oxford University, 1958-68; Professor of English, University of Bristol, 1968-75, and Cambridge University, 1975-86. Publications: Milton's Grand Style, 1963; Tennyson, 1972; Keats and Embarrassment, 1974; The Force of Poetry, 1984; T.S. Eliot and Prejudice, 1988; Beckett's Dying Words, 1993; Essays in Appreciation, 1996. EDITOR: Dissertation Upon English Typographical Founders and Foundries, 1962; Poems and Critics: An Anthology of Poetry and Criticism from Shakespeare to Hardy, 1966; A.E. Housman: A Collection of Critical Essays, 1968; The Poems of Tennyson, 1969, 1987; Milton's Paradise Lost, and Paradise Regained, 1968; English Poetry and Prose 1540-1674, 1970; English Drama to 1710, 1971; Selected Criticism of Matthew Arnold, 1972; The State of the Language, 1980, 1990; The New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse, 1987; A.E. Housman: Collected Poetry and Selected Prose, 1987; The Faber Book of America, 1992; T.S. Eliot: Inventions of the March Hare, 1996; The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1999. Address: Editorial Institute, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, U.S.A.
"Ricks, Christopher." Writers Directory 2005. . Encyclopedia.com. (January 17, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/culture-magazines/ricks-christopher
"Ricks, Christopher." Writers Directory 2005. . Retrieved January 17, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/culture-magazines/ricks-christopher
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.