Nebraska Authors

Prosser Hall Frye

Born 1866 NY (USA)

Died 1934

Omaha, NE (USA)
Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery

Places Lived

New York, NY
Boston, MA
Bethlehem, PA
Andover, MA
Hartford, CT
Lincoln, NE
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Literary Criticism; Prose and Poetry


Master of Arts Degree, 1892, Trinity College, Bethlehem, PA


Professor, University of Nebraska, Department of Rhetoric

Places Worked

Harvard University, Boston, MA
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Trinity College, Hartford, CT
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


The Substance of His House: Poems. 1896.
Dryden and the Critical Canons of the Eighteenth Century. 1907.
Romance and Tragedy: A Study of Classic and Romantic Elements in the Great Tragedies of European Literature. 1922.
Visions and Chimeras. 1929.
Plato. 1938.
Literary Reviews and Criticisms. 1968.

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