Nebraska Authors

Oliver Wendell Evans

Born 1915-03-19 New Orleans, LA (USA)

Died 1981-11-06
Los Angeles, CA (USA)

Places Lived

New Orleans, LA
Lincoln, NE (1947-1950)
Los Angeles, CA
Granada Hills, CA

Author Of

  • Poetry
  • Nonfiction




Instructor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Professor of English, University of Illinois
Professor of English, California State University

Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
University of Illinois
California State University


Young Man with a Screwdriver: Poems.1950.
The Making of a Poem (II): Dylan Thomas' Lament. 1956.
New Orleans. 1959.
Melting Pot in the Bayous. 1963.
Five Faces West. 1964.
Carson McCullers: Her Life and Work. 1965.
The Ballad of Carson McCullers: A Biography. 1966.
E. M. Forster's A Passage to India : A Critical Commentary. 1967.
Anais Nin (Crosscurrents: Modern Critiques).1968.
The World of the Short Story: Archetypes in Action. 1971.

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