Nebraska Authors

Larry Edward Wegener

Born 1946 Wichita Falls, TX (USA)

A scholar who specialized in nineteenth century American literature, Wegener compiled six multi-volume reference works on writer Herman Melville.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Literary Scholarship; Herman Melville--Scholarship; American Literature--History and Criticism


Bachelor of Arts in English and Philosophy, 1968, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Master of Arts in English, 1970, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Ph.D. in English, 1978, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Professor of English

Places Worked

Creighton University, Omaha, NE


Elected to Alpha Sigma Nu, the national Jesuit Honor Society


Works included concordances to three of Herman Melville's works, published in 1978, 1985 and in 1987.

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