Nebraska Authors

Joseph Jay Jones

Born 1908-06-29 Peru, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Colorado
Illinois
China
Minnesota
New Zealand
South Africa
Texas

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

American Literature; Literary Scholarship; Literary Criticism

Education

Bachelors Degree, 1930, University of Nebraska
Master of Arts and Ph.D., 1931 and 1934, Stanford University

Occupation

Professor of English
Visiting Professor

Places Worked

Colorado State College, Fort Collins
University of Texas, Austin
University of Illinois
University of Minnesota
New Zealand
University of Hong Kong
South Africa

Honors

Warshaw Award of Western Humanities Research Association, 1952
Fulbright Lecturer in American Literature, New Zealand, 1953, University of Hong Kong, 1965
Smith-Mundt Professor of American Literature, South Africa, 1960

Associations

American Studies Association
Modern Language Association of America

Bibliography

Concordance to Poems of Sidney Lanier. 1939. (P.E. Graham)
Meier's Thoughts on Jesting. 1947. (editor)
Dryden Handbook of College Composition. 1949.
The Cradle of Erewhon: Samuel Butler in New Zealand. 1959.
American Literary Manuscripts. 1960. (editor)
Terranglia: The Case for English as World Literature. 1965. (editor)

Contributor to American Literature, and other journals.

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