University professor, administrator. Born– August 9, 1919, Washington, D.C. Parents– Maurice Drummond and Clara (Hanna) Malone. Married– Alice Bond Wells, August 15, 1942. Children– Three. Education– A.B., 1940; Ph.D., 1948,University of North Carolina. Taught English at Auburn University, 1948-1962; University of Southern California, 1962-1983; ( at USC served as chairman of the English Department and Dean of Humanities). Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of Vienna, Austria, 1958-60. President of the Auburn City Board of Education, 1961-1962. Chairman, editorial board, University of Southern California Studies in Comparative Literature, 1968-1984. Member MLA, AAUP, American Comparative Literature Association. Died June 8, 2003.
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