Nebraska Authors

Bernard Kreissman

Born 1919

New York City native was Assistant Director of Libraries and associate professor at the University Nebraska, 1954-1962. University of Nebraska Press also published his book on criticisms, parodies, and adaptations of Samuel Richardson's Pamela.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Literary Scholarship; Librarians


B.A., Specialized Studies, 1948, City College of New York
M.A., 1949, Columbia University, New York
M.Sc., 1954, Liberal Studies, Columbia University, New York
Ph.D., 1962, University Nebraska



Places Worked

University of Nebraska Libraries
City College New York
University Librarian University California at Davis


Numerous boards, commissions and advisory councils in the library profession and in higher education
Sierra Club


Pamela-Shamela: A Study of the Criticisms, Burlesques, Parodies, and Adaptations of Richardson's Pamela. 1960.

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