Bevis, Richard W(ade) 1937-

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BEVIS, Richard W(ade) 1937-

PERSONAL: Born June 4, 1937, in New York, NY; Canadian citizen; son of Herman W. (a certified public accountant) and Virginia Lyda (Wade) Bevis; married Vivian Leamer (a teacher), August 6, 1960; children: Linda D. Education: Duke University, B.A. (psychology), 1952; University of California, Berkeley, M.A. (English), 1962, Ph.D. (English), 1965.

ADDRESSES: Agent—c/o 3430 McTavish Street McGill-Queens University Press Montreal, Quebec H3A 1X9, Canada.

CAREER: American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, assistant professor of English, 1965-70; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, associate professor, then professor of English, 1970-97.


(Editor) Eighteenth-Century Drama: Afterpieces, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1970.

(Editor) Bibliotheca cisorientalia: An AnnotatedChecklist of Early English Travel Books on the Near and Middle East, G. K. Hall (Boston, MA), 1973.

The Laughing Tradition: Stage Comedy in Garrick'sDay, University of Georgia Press (Athens, GA), 1980.

English Drama: Restoration and Eighteenth Century, 1660-1789, Longman (New York, NY), 1987.

The Road to Egdon Heath: The Aesthetics of the Great in Nature (literary criticism), McGill-Queens University Press (Montreal, Quebec), 1999.

WORK IN PROGRESS: A sequel to The Road to Egdon Heath.