Cevasco, G(eorge) A(nthony)

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CEVASCO, G(eorge) A(nthony)

CEVASCO, G(eorge) A(nthony). Also writes as Serge O. Cogcave. American, b. 1924. Genres: Art/Art history, Environmental sciences/Ecology, Language/Linguistics, Literary criticism and history. Career: Fordham University, New York, lecturer, 1954-63; St. John's University, NY, professor of English, 1955-. Publications: J. K. Huysmans in England and America, 1962; (with J. Fee) Wordcraft, 1962; Grammar Self-Taught, 1963; (co-author) Functional English, 1963; Salvador Dali: Master of Surrealism and Modern Art, 1971; Oscar Wilde, 1972; The Population Problem, 1973; New Words for You, 1977; J. K. Huysmans: A Reference Guide, 1980; John Gray, 1982; The Sitwells: Edith, Osbert, Sacheverell, 1987; Three Decadent Poets: Ernest Dowson, John Gray and Lionel Johnson, 1989; The 1890s: An Encyclopedia of British Literature, Art and Culture, 1993; (co-author) Biographical Dictionary of American and Canadian Naturalists and Environmentalists, 1997; The Breviary of the Decadence: J.K. Huysmans's A Rebours and English Literature, 2001. Address: Dept. of English, St. John's University, Jamaica, NY 11439, U.S.A.