Nebraska Authors

Maurice O. Johnson

Born 1913-07-18 Rosemont, NE (USA)

Places Lived

New York

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Literary Criticism; Literary History


A.B. 1935, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Master of Arts and Ph.D., 1936 and 1948, Columbia University



Places Worked

Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh
Syracuse University, New York
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
U.S. Army


Modern Language Association of America
American Association of University Professors
Delta Upsilon
Associate Editor of the Prairie Schooner, 1934-1938


Walt Whitman as a Critic. 1938.
The Sin of Wit: Swift as Poet. 1950.
Fielding's Art of Fiction. 1961.

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