Mills, Ralph J(oseph), Jr.

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MILLS, Ralph J(oseph), Jr.

MILLS, Ralph J(oseph), Jr. American, b. 1931. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: Professor of English, University of Illinois at Chicago, since 1967 (Associate Professor, 1965-67). Instructor in English, 1959-61, and Assistant Professor and Associate Chairman of the Committee on Social Thought, 1962-65, University of Chicago. Publications: Theodore Roethke, 1963; Contemporary American Poetry, 1965; Richard Eberhart, 1966; Edith Sitwell: A Critical Essay, 1966; Kathleen Raine: A Critical Essay, 1967; Creation's Very Self: On the Personal Element in Recent American Poetry, 1969; Door to the Sun: Poems, 1974; Cry of the Human: Essays on Contemporary American Poetry, 1975; A Man to His Shadow, 1975; Night Road/Poems, 1978; Living with Distance, 1979; With No Answer, 1980; March Light: Poems, 1983; For a Day: Poems, 1985; Each Branch: Poems 1976-1985, 1986; Awhile: Poems, 1989; A Window in Air: Poems, 1993; Nine Poems, 1993; In Wind's Edge, Poems, 1997; Grasses Standing: Selected Poems, 2000. EDITOR: On the Poet and His Craft: Selected Prose of Theodore Roethke, 1965; Selected Letters of Theodore Roethke, 1968; The Notebooks of David Ignatow, 1973; Open Between Us: Essays, Reviews and Interviews of David Ignatow, 1980. Address: 1451 N. Astor St., Chicago, IL 60610, U.S.A.