Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Illinois, 1948; Master of Arts, University Illinois, 1951; Doctor of Philosophy (University fellow), University of Illinois, 1958.
Teaching assistant, University of Illinois, 1948-1950; instructor English, U. Connecticut, 1953-1954; instructor English, Washington University, St. Louis, 1954-1958; assistant professor, Washington University, 1958-1963; associate professor, Washington University, 1963-1969; professor, Washington University, 1969-1981; department chairman art and archaeology, Washington University, 1972-1976; dean, Washington University (Faculty Arts and Sciences), 1976-1978; professor, department chairman English, Purdue University, 1981-1990; professor, Purdue University, 1981-1998; professor emeritus, Purdue University, since 1998. Fulbright professor of University Malaya, 1970-1971.
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Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946, PTO.
Children: Laura, Annual.