Записи с темой: world war ii (список заголовков)

Major Study of Waugh’s War Trilogy Published

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Two well-known Waugh scholars have collaborated on a detailed study of Waugh’s War Trilogy. Their long-awaited work, In the Picture: The Facts Behind the Fiction in Evelyn Waugh’s “Sword of Honor,” was recently published by Editions Rodopi B.V. (Amsterdam and New … Continue reading

@темы: Academia, Books about Evelyn Waugh, Carlos Villar Flor, Donat Gallagher, Men at Arms, Miscellaneous, Officers and Gentlemen, Sword of Honour, Unconditional Surrender/The End of the Battle, World War II


Sword of Honour Among Telegraph’s Best War and History Books

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Waugh’s Sword of Honour Trilogy was listed by the Daily Telegraph earlier this year among “Best War and History Books of All Time.” The list consisted of 35 books, including both fiction and history in English and translation. Here is the … Continue reading

@темы: Books to Read, Best War and History Books of All Time, Sword of Honour, Miscellaneous, Daily Telegraph, World War II


Waugh Letter Appears in The American Reader

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Waugh’s April 1946 letter to Randolph Churchill about his visit to the war criminal trials in Nuremburg is reprinted in latest edition of The American Reader: A Journal of Literature and Criticism. The editorial introduction to the letter suggested that … Continue reading

@темы: Letters, Miscellaneous, Nuremberg Trials, Randolph Churchill, The American Reader, Waugh's military career, World War II


Waugh makes brief appearance in BBC Documentary about Writers in the Blitz

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A recent episode of the BBC’s series The Culture Show (November 6, 2013), entitled Wars of the Heart, dealt with the experience of several writers during the Blitz. The presenter was James Runcie. The primary focus was on Graham Greene … Continue reading

@темы: BBC, Diaries, Documentaries, Graham Greene, Henry Yorke, James Runcie, Lara Feigel, London, Sightings, Television Programs, The Culture Show, The Love-Charm of Bombs, Wars of the Heart, World War II


Seven days left to listen to Episode 2/7 of BBC Radio 4

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This is the last reminder we’ll be posting about the weekly broadcasts of BBC Radio 4′s adaptation of the Sword of Honour trilogy. New episodes are broadcast on Sundays at 3:00 p.m. UK time, and you have seven days from … Continue reading

@темы: Radio Programs, Radio 4, Radio, Fiction, BBC, Adaptations, Sword of Honour, World War II


Reminder: Episode 1/7 of BBC Radio 4

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You have seven days left to listen to the episode at www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qfz6.

@темы: Adaptations, BBC, Fiction, Radio, Radio 4, Radio Programs, Sword of Honour, World War II


Major seven-part adaptation of Sword of Honour trilogy coming to BBC Radio this year

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From The Stage: A BBC awards scheme that launched the careers of actors such as Stephen Tompkinson and Richard Griffiths has named this year’s winners, with all the recipients being cast in a major seven-part adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s Sword … Continue reading

@темы: Adaptations, BBC, Carleton Hobbs, Jeremy Front, Norman Beaton, Radio, Radio Programs, Sword of Honour, World War II


BBC television documentary on the Commandos in WWII

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EWS member Jeffrey Manley brings to our attention Castle Commando, a fascinating new BBC documentary about British Commandos in World War II and their specialized training. Mr. Manley writes: [The program] features prominently both Waugh and his nemesis Lord Lovat. … Continue reading

@темы: Commandos, BBC, Documentaries, Jeffrey Manley, Television Programs, World War II

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