Londraville, Richard 1933-

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LONDRAVILLE, Richard 1933-

PERSONAL:

Born 1933; married Janice Swan, October 10, 1987. Education: State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1958, M.A., 1961, Ph.D., 1970.

ADDRESSES:

Office—State University of New York at Potsdam, 44 Pierrepont Ave., Potsdam, NY 13676. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER:

State University of New York at Potsdam, currently professor emeritus; has also lectured at Oxford University, the University of Toronto, the University of California, and the University of Maine.

WRITINGS:

(Editor, with wife, Janis Londraville) Too Long a Sacrifice: The Letters of Maud Gonne and John Quinn, foreword by Anna MacBride White, Susquehanna University Press (Selinsgrove, PA), 1999.

(With Janis Londraville) Dear Yeats, Dear Pound, Dear Ford: Jeanne Robert Foster and Her Circle of Friends, foreword by William M. Murphy, Syracuse University Press (Syracuse, NY), 2001.

(Editor, with Janis Londraville) John Quinn: Selected Irish Writers from His Library, Locust Hill Press (West Cornwall, CT), 2001.

(With Janis Londraville) The Most Beautiful Man in the World: Paul Swan, from Wilde to Warhol, foreword by Emily W. Leider, University of Nebraska Press (Lincoln, NE), 2006.

Contributor to the Journal of Modern Literature, Yeats Annual, and English Literature in Translation.

SIDELIGHTS:

For sidelights see CA entry on Janis Londraville.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Booklist, March 15, 2006, Jack Helbig, review of The Most Beautiful Man in the World: Paul Swan, from Wilde to Warhol, p. 14.

Hollywood Reporter, January 23, 2006, Gerald Bartell, "Something for Every Actor: Hellman, Swan, and Rapp," p. 16.

Kirkus Reviews, January 15, 2006, review of The Most Beautiful Man in the World, p. 75.

Library Journal, July, 1999, Denise J. Stankovics, review of Too Long a Sacrifice: The Letters of Maud Gonne and John Quinn, p. 104; January, 2002, Robert L. Kelly, review of Dear Yeats, Dear Pound, Dear Ford: Jeanne Robert Foster and Her Circle of Friends, p. 104; February 1, 2006, Carol J. Binkowski, review of The Most Beautiful Man in the World, p. 80.

Publishers Weekly, October 29, 2001, review of Dear Yeats, Dear Pound, Dear Ford, p. 51; January 9, 2006, review of The Most Beautiful Man in the World, p. 46.

Sarasota Herald Tribune, August 29, 2003, "Venice Couple Pens Book on 'Most Beautiful Man,'" p. BV4.

ONLINE

State University of New York at Potsdam Web site,http://www.potsdam.edu/ (September 27, 2006), biographical information on Richard and Janis Londraville.*