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English literature educator

Yerger Hunt Clifton, American English literature educator. President 26th South Literature Festival, 1967, trustee, 1967—1970; Member of American Association of University Professors, Monteagle Assembly (Tennessee), Green Ribbon Society University South, Oxford Society, Assembly Club, Athenaeum Club, United Oxfrod and Cambridge University Club (London), Phi Kappa Sigma.

Background

Clifton, Yerger Hunt was born on July 26, 1930 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. Son of Yerger Huntand Sudie Cocke (Wilson) C. Bachelor, Duke U., 1952.

Education

Bachelor, Duke University, 1952. Student, Washington and Lee University, 1952—1953. Master of Arts, University Virginia, 1958.

Doctor of Philosophy, Trinity College, Dublin, 1962. Postgraduate, Oxford University. Postgraduate, University Munich.

Doctor of Letters, University South, 1993.

Career

Instructor, College Williamand Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1958-1960, U. Kentucky, Lexington, 1962-1965. Doctor of Letters U. South, 1993. Visiting lecturer Youngstown U. (Ohio), 1964-1965.

Lectr.humanities Memphis College Arts, 1966-1969. Assistant Professor of English literature Rhodes College, Memphis, 1965-1970, associate professor, 1970-1977, professor, 1977^. Dean British studies University College of University of Oxford, 1970-1979, St. John's College, 1980^, Southern College University Union, director Rhodes in Europe, 1987-1989, consultant International Studies programs, 1988^.

Dean British and European studies Associated Colls. of the South, Atlanta, 1989^. President 26th Southern Literature Festival, 1967, trustee, 1967-1970. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1956.

Menkenmeller scholar, 1952-1953.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Angelic Knowledge in Paradise Lost, 1958, Milton and the Fall of Man, 1962.

Membership

President 26th South Literature Festival, 1967, trustee, 1967—1970. Member of American Association of University Professors, Monteagle Assembly (Tennessee), Green Ribbon Society University South, Oxford Society, Assembly Club, Athenaeum Club, United Oxfrod and Cambridge University Club (London), Phi Kappa Sigma.

Connections

father:
Yerger Hunt Clifton

mother:
Sudie Cocke (Wilson) Clifton