Voss, Ralph F.
VOSS, Ralph F.
VOSS, Ralph F. American, b. 1943. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Writing/Journalism. Career: Teacher of English and history at high school in LaCrosse, KS, 1965-66; Texas A&M University-Commerce (formerly East Texas State University, Commerce), instructor in English, 1967-70; University of Texas at Austin, associate instructor in English, 1970-75; Atlanta Junior College, GA, assistant professor of English, 1975-77; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, visiting assistant professor of English and director of Writing Center, 1977-78; University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, assistant professor, 1978-84, director of Writing Center, 1978-80, director of freshman English, 1978-83, associate professor, 1984-90, professor of English, 1990-. Fort Hays State University, summer visiting professor, 1992- 97. Publications: Elements of Practical Writing, 1985; A Life of William Inge: The Strains of Triumph, 1989; (with M.L. Keene) The Heath Guide to College Writing, 1992, 2nd ed., 1995. EDITOR: Magical Muse: Millennial Essays on Tennessee Williams, 2002; (co-) Against the Grain: A Volume in Honor of Maxine Hairston, 2002. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to language journals and literary magazines. Address: Department of English, Box 870244, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]