John G. Neihardt

From Illinois Authors
Jump to: navigation, search

General Information

Neihardt John G.jpg
Name: John G. Neihardt

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

State Historical Site: http://neihardtcenter.org

Born: January 8, 1881 in Sharpsburg, Illinois

Died: November 24, 1973 in Columbia, Missouri


Illinois Connection

Neihardt was born in Sharpsburg, Illinois and lived there until he was 10.

Biographical and Professional Information

Over the years, he was a professor of poetry at the University of Nebraska, a literary editor in St. Louis, Missouri, and a poet-in-residence and lecturer at the University of Missouri–Columbia.

Published Works

  • The Divine Enchantment, Gordon Press, 1900
  • A Bundle of Myrrh, 1907
  • Man-Song, 1909
  • The River and I, University of Nebraska Press, 1910
  • Life's Lure, 1914
  • The Song of Hugh Glass, 1915
  • The Quest, 1916
  • The Song of Three Friends, 1919
  • The Splendid Wayfaring, University of Nebraska Press, 1920
  • The Song of the Indian Wars, 1925
  • Poetic Values, University of Nebraska Press, 1925
  • Indian Tales and Others, University of Nebraska Press, 1926
  • Black Elk Speaks, University of Nebraska Press, 1932
  • The Song of the Messiah, 1935
  • The Song of Jed Smith, 1941
  • A Cycle of the West, University of Nebraska Press, 1949
  • When the Tree Flowered, University of Nebraska Press, 1952
  • All Is But a Beginning: Youth Remembered, 1881-1901, University of Nebraska Press, 1972
  • Patterns and Coincidences, University of Nebraska Press, 1978 - posthumous
  • Collected Poems of John G. Neihardt, 1978 - posthumous

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The divine enchantment: A mystical poem

ISBN: 0879681683
Release Date: 1974

Find on World Cat


A Bundle of Myrrh

ISBN: 1582017808
Release Date:

Find on World Cat


Man-Song (The Collected Works of John G. Neihardt - 27 Volumes)

ISBN: 1582017859
Release Date:

Find on World Cat


The River and I

ISBN: 0803283725
Release Date: 1997-06-01

Find on World Cat


Life's Lure (Landmark Edition)

ISBN: 0803233337
Release Date: 1991-09-01

Find on World Cat


The Splendid Wayfaring: Jedediah Smith and the Ashley-Henry Men, 1822-1831

ISBN: 0803257236
Release Date: 1970-09-01

Find on World Cat


Black Elk Speaks: The Complete Edition

ISBN: 0803283911
Release Date: 2014-03-01

Find on World Cat


Indian Tales and Others

ISBN: 0803233183
Release Date: 1988-08-01

Find on World Cat


A Cycle of the West: The Song of Three Friends, The Song of Hugh Glass, The Song of Jed Smith, The Song of the Indian Wars, The Song of the Messiah

ISBN: 080323323X
Release Date: 1992-01-01

Find on World Cat


When the Tree Flowered: The Story of Eagle Voice, a Sioux Indian (New Edition)

ISBN: 0803283636
Release Date: 1991-03-01

Find on World Cat


All Is But a Beginning: Youth Remembered, 1881-1901

ISBN: 0803283555
Release Date: 1986-04-01

Find on World Cat


Literary Awards

  • The Nebraska State Legislature named him “Poet Laureate of Nebraska and the Plains”, a title he held for fifty-two years until his death


External Links

John G. Neihardt on WorldCat

John G. Neihardt on Amazon

Editing

This page can only be edited by Illinois Center for the Book staff, this author or this author's representatives. Please contact us for access.