AB, Bard College, 1949. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy (American Council Learned Societies fellow 1953, Junior Sterling fellow 1953-1954), Yale, 1954.
Instructor English, U. Maryland., 1956-1959;
associate Professor of English and comparative literature, U. Maryland., 1962-1966;
instructor, assistant Professor of English, University of Wisconsin -Madison, 1959-1962;
professor comparative literature and English, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1966-1995;
professor emeritus, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, since 1995. Assisted in establishing programs in American studies in India for State Department, 1960. Member fellowship committee National Endowment for Humanities, 1973, 87.
Member selection committee Ritz Paris Hemingway award, since 1985. Guest professor of University Hannover, Federal Republic. Germany, 1977, J.W. Goethe U. Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1986.
Distinguished visiting humanist U. Colorado, Boulder, 1987. Member of advisory committee Beckett International Foundation, U. Reading, England.
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Served with United States Army, 1954-1956. Member Modern Language Association (secretary, chairman Comparative Literature 5 group 1964-1966, secretary, chairman English 11 group 1972-1974, secretary, chairman 20th century English literature division 1977-1978, delegate assembly 1986-1989, chairman Anglo-Irish literature discussion group 1995), American Association professors Yiddish (vice president 1986-1987, president 1987-1989), International Comparative Literature Association, American Comparative Literature Association, Brecht Society, Popular Culture Association, American Committee for Irish Studies, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center, Phi Kappa Phi. M C.
Married H. Judith Zervitz, October 12, 1958. Children: Jennifer, James.