Bevis, Richard W(ade) 1937-
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.
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.