Nebraska Authors

Ralph M. Wardle

Born 1909-05-10 Providence, RI (USA)

Died 1988-02-12
Wareham, MA (USA)

Professor of English and often, Chair of the English Department at the University of Nebraska-Omaha and its predecessor, 1938 - 1976. A well-published literary scholar and author of literary biographies.

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Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Cambridge, MA
Wareham, MA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Literary Criticism; Literary Scholarship

Education

Master of Arts Degree, 1934, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Ph.D., 1940, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Occupation

Literary scholar
Educator

Places Worked

Municipal University of Omaha and successor, the University of Nebraska-Omaha

Honors

The University of Nebraska-Omaha named a professorship, the Ralph Wardle Diamond Professor of Arts and Sciences, after him.

Bibliography

Mary Wollstonecraft. 1951.
Hazlitt. 1971.

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