(This book was originally published prior to 1923, and rep...)
This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is culturally important in its original archival form. While we strive to adequately clean and digitally enhance the original work, there are occasionally instances where imperfections such as blurred or missing pages, poor pictures or errant marks may have been introduced due to either the quality of the original work or the scanning process itself. Despite these occasional imperfections, we have brought it back into print as part of our ongoing global book preservation commitment, providing customers with access to the best possible historical reprints. We appreciate your understanding of these occasional imperfections, and sincerely hope you enjoy seeing the book in a format as close as possible to that intended by the original publisher.
Student, Kalamazoo College, 1941-1942; student, Swarthmore College, 1942-1942; Master of Arts in English, University of Chicago, 1948; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1950.
From instructor English to professor, University of Illinois, 1950-1963, 64-66; associate dean liberal arts and science, University of Illinois, 1964-1966; Professor of English, department chairman, Southern Illinois U., 1963-1964; dean arts and science, Kent (Ohio) State University, 1966-1974; Professor of English, Kent (Ohio) State University, 1974-1993; professor emeritus, since 1993.
With United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member Modern Language Association (executive board Midwest section 1961-1964), National Council Teachers English (director-at-large 1964-1968), Joseph Conrad Society of America (president 1995-1999).
Married Barbara McNutt White, October 29, 1967. 1 child, Mark Andrew Joseph. Children by previous marriage: Stephen W., Marguerite, Laura C., Jonathan C., Michael B.