Nebraska Authors

Maureen Honey

Born 1945 Memphis, TN (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE from 1979

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Feminism; World War II era


Bachelor of Arts, 1967, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Master of Arts, 1970, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Ph.D 1979, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI


Professor of English and Women's and Gender Studies, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Places Worked

University of Nebraska - Lincoln


Annis Chaikin Sorensen Award Winner for Distinguished Teaching in the Humanities. 2016
Dean's Award Winner for Excellence in Graduate Education, 2016


Creating Rosie the Riveter: Class, Gender and Propaganda During World War II. 1985.
Shadowed Dreams: Women's Poetry of the Harlem Renaissance. 1989. (Revised 2006)
Breaking the Ties That Bind: Popular Stories of the New Woman: 1915-1930. 1992. (Edited by Maureen Honey)
Bitter Fruit: African-American Women in World War II. 1999. (Edited by Maureen Honey)
Double-Take: A Revisionist Harlem Renaissance Anthology. 2001. (co-edited with Venetria Patton)
Madame Butterfly and a Japanese Nightingale: Two Orientalist Texts. 2002. (co-edited with Jean Lee Cole)
Aphrodite's Daughters: Three Modernist Poets of the Harlem Renaissance. 2016.

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