Henry Rago

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General Information

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Name: Henry Rago

Pen Name: None

Genres: Poetry

Born: 1915

Deceased: 1969 in Chicago, Illinois

Illinois Connection

Rago lived in Chicago and was a Professor of Theology and Literature at the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Henry Rago was a poet and editor of Poetry Magazine for 14 years from 1955-1969. He was also a Professor of Theology and Literature at the University of Chicago.

Henry died at age 53 on May 26, 1969 in Chicago. Rago had, just that year, resigned his editorship at Poetry to take a year of lecturing and writing on a grant from the Ford Foundation to be followed by a full time position at the University of Chicago.

Published Works

  • A Sky of Late Summer, University of Chicago, 1970
  • The Summer Countries, Regnery Gateway, 1981
  • "Poetry": The Golden Anniversary Issue, University of Chicago, 1968

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

A Sky of Late Summer (Phoenix Poets, PP13)

ISBN: 0226703096
Release Date: 1970

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The Summer Countries

ISBN: 0895268760
Release Date: 1981

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"Poetry": The Golden Anniversary Issue (Phoenix Books)

ISBN: 0226703088
Release Date: 1967-11-01

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Literary Awards

External Links

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