Master of Arts in Polish, Catholic University, Lublin, Poland, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities, University Lodz, Poland, 1979. Habilitation, University Lodz, Poland, 1998.
Assistant professor Catholic University, Lublin, 1969-1973, senior assistant professor, 1973-1979, adjunct professor, 1979-1988, senior lecturer, since 1988, chair comparative literature, since 1999. Lecturer University Salonika, Greece, 1992.
Married Barbara Maria Targonska, September 24, 1967. Children: Agnieszka, Matylda, Justyna, Marcin.