Nebraska Authors

Gale Hemphill Carrithers, Jr.

Born 1932-04-24 Chadron, NE (USA)

Died 2002-03-19
Corolla, NC (USA)

Southern Shores, NC (USA)
Southern Shores Cemetery

Places Lived

Chadron, NE
Williamsburg, VA
New Haven, CT
Buffalo, NY
Baton Rouge, LA
Corolla, NC

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Biography


Religion; History; Historical Criticism; Biography


Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1953, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Master of Arts Degree, 1957, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Ph.D., 1960, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Master of Architecture Degree, 1973, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY


Professor of English, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY

Places Worked

State University of New York, Buffalo, NY


Donne at Sermons: A Christian Existential World. 1972.
Mumford, Tate, Eiseley: Watchers in the Night. 1991.
Milton and the Hermeneutic Journey. 1994.
Age of Iron: English Renaissance Tropologies of Love and Power. 1998.

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