Nebraska Authors

Robert Lawrence Beum

Born 1929 Columbus or Mount Vernon, OH (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Prince Edward Island, Canada

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry

Keywords

Poetry; Literary criticism; Reviews

Education

Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1952, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Master of Arts Degree, 1958, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
additional graduate study at University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Occupation

Former Associate Editor, Prairie Schooner
Professor

Places Worked

University of Nebraska
Nebraska Wesleyan

Honors

An "Atlantic First" poet (Atlantic Monthly), 1960
Poems recorded, by invitation, for archives of Library of Congress, 1960

Bibliography

Poems and Epigrams. 1964.
Prosody Handbook. 1965. (with Karl Shapiro)
Edmund Spenser: Epithalamion. 1968. (edited by Robert L. Beum)
The Art of Poetry of William Butler Yeats. 1969.
Inscriptions. 2000.
A House in Milo 2000.
Nineteenth Century French Poets.
Dictionary of Literary Biography.

To the Clear Fountains.
One Hundred American Poems. 2002.

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