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

Keywords

Literary Criticism; Willa Cather; Sexuality

Education

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

Occupation

College Professor
Writer

Places Worked

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

Honors

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

Bibliography

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

We appreciate corrections and additions to our information about authors, but please read the following guidelines and caveats carefully.

  • The Nebraska Authors database is based on publicly available sources. Unless you are the author contacting us in person, it helps us if you cite the source or sources of your information. We cannot include unsourced information in the database.
  • We may be appreciative of information we choose not to include in the publicly available database.
  • To include an image on an author profile, please send jpg attachment to nebraskaauthors@lincolnlibraries.org. A photo-release agreement is required before the image will be published on this site.
  • Because of the way we are staffed, expect corrections or additions to take time, sometimes up to three months.
  • While we initially included some actual links to external URLs in the database, we will in the future no longer provide functioning links. We will instead record the presence of specific external materials in language that we hope will help intelligent users find it themselves. Web rot, in which actual materials remain online but undergo changes in their URLs, is too demanding in terms of staff time for us to hope to keep external links current.

Do you have corrections for the above information or other information to add?