Записи с темой: sightings (список заголовков)

New Age Waugh

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This week’s New York Times Book Review contains a review by writer David Leavitt of a novel by British satirist Edward St. Aubyn that was originally published in England in 1998. The novel, entitled On the Edge, is compared to … Continue reading

@темы: William Boyd, The Loved One, Stars and Bars, Sightings, On the Edge, New York Times Book Review, Miscellaneous, Forest Lawn Cemetery, Esalen Institute, Edward St. Aubyn, David Leavitt


Evelyn Waugh’s ear trumpet vs.

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Alexander Chancellor tries Waugh’s notorious ear trumpet, and is impressed: On Christmas Day, in the Somerset home of my daughter Eliza, and her husband, Alexander Waugh, Evelyn’s grandson, I was offered the novelist’s old ear trumpet to try. I am … Continue reading

@темы: ear trumpet, Spectator, Sightings, Chattels & Movables, Alexander Waugh, Alexander Chancellor


Hugh Trevor-Roper on Evelyn Waugh

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The current issue of Standpoint reprints a 1986 letter of Hugh Trevor-Roper in which he attempts to explain why he and Evelyn Waugh were not, to put it mildly, close chums. HTR (1914-2003) was an academic who first came to … Continue reading

@темы: Vatican II, Sightings, New Statesman, Martin D'Arcy, Letters, Hugh Trevor-Roper, Graham Green, Frank Pakenham, Farm Street Church, Catholicism


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


The Fertile Fact: Speculative biographical writing

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The Fertile Fact is a new literary website which “celebrates the speculative nature of biographical writing. We invite biographers/experts/super-fans to draw on their knowledge and compile a list of five things or aspects of modern life that they think their … Continue reading

@темы: Biographies, Michael Barber, Selina Hastings, Sightings, The Fertile Fact, Useful Links

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