Nebraska Authors

Linda Ray Pratt

Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Omaha, NE
Atlanta, GA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Literary Criticism


Bachelor of Arts Degree, Florida Southern College, 1965
Master of Arts Degree, 1966, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Ph.D., 1971, Emory University, Atlanta, GA


Professor of English
Executive Vice President and Provost, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


Distinguished Alumni Award, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
National President, American Association of University Professors


Memories of the Jewish Midwest. 1989.
Matthew Arnold Revisited. 2000.
I Hear Men Talking. 2001. (Introduction)
Writings of Thomas Wentworth Higginson. 2006.
Great Plains Literature. ("Discover the Great Plains" Series) 2018.

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