Nebraska's Literary Heritage

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Diane Wilson
Curator, Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors

Internship for undergraduate students — Available in fall and spring

  • Gain a familiarity with Nebraska Authors, past and present, and the Nebraska Literary Tradition
  • Learn to recognize literary themes and identifying features of Great Plains literature
  • Practice synthesizing information to create brief biographical sketches of authors and their works, including book reviews for possible publication
  • Understand and describe the cultures that contribute to the body of Nebraska literature
  • Create narratives connecting Nebraska authors through their relationships with each other and through common themes in writing