Nebraska Authors

John P. Anders

Born 1948 Jacksonville, FL (USA)

Anders came to Nebraska specifically to study Willa Cather. "I have always been interested in the literature of place... especially the Midwest and the South." His other favorite genres are historical novels and English light fiction.

Places Lived

Jacksonville, FL
Lincoln, NE
Atlantic Beach, NC
Greenville, NC

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Literary Criticism; Willa Cather; Sexuality


Bachelor of Arts in English, 1970
Master of Arts in English, 1981
Master of Arts in Adult Education, 1984
Ph.D. in English, 1993, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


College Professor

Places Worked

Doane College, Nebraska
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Various Community Colleges in Eastern North Carolina


Outstanding Academic Title for Willa Cather's Sexual Aesthetics, Choice Magazine, 2000.


Willa Cather's Sexual Aesthetics and the Male Homosexual Literary Tradition. 1999.

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