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Waugh on Weddings

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As the month of June approaches, Moira Redmond was inspired to contribute an article to the Guardian newspaper for May 20, 2014 entitled “Marriage plots: the best wedding dresses in literature.” The article is included in a regular column called Books Blog … Continue reading

@темы: Articles, Brideshead Revisited, Diaries, Guardian, Margaret Waugh, Miscellaneous, Moira Redmond, Waugh Family, weddings


D. J. Taylor Explores Literary Reputations

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In today’s Guardian (May 10, 2014), critic and novelist D.J. Taylor discusses the survival of literary reputations: Literary Hero to Zero. Later in the day, he presented a broadcast on BBC Radio 4 entitled Pulped Fiction, containing interviews, archival recordings … Continue reading

@темы: Articles, BBC Radio 4, D.J.Taylor, David Lodge, Documentaries, Evelyn Waugh Society, Festivals, Guardian, Interviews, Literary Reputations, Miscellaneous, Radio Programs


Waugh’s Press Nemesis Recalled in The Independent

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The Independent on Sunday newspaper (April 20, 2014) has run an article recalling the career of a media figure from the 1950s who locked horns with Evelyn Waugh. The article appears in the paper’s regular column Invisible Ink written by … Continue reading

@темы: "Invisible Ink", Anthony Powell, Articles, Biographies, Christopher Fowler, Daily Express, Martin Stannard, Miscellaneous, Nancy Spain, lawsuits


Waugh Wins Place in Literary Bad Mothers Competition

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In recognition of English Mother’s Day and to counterbalance the rash of greeting card excess, the Guardian has published an article by Moira Redmond entitled Bad Mothers in Books: a literary litany. Top award goes to Charles Dickens with a hat … Continue reading

@темы: Nancy Mitford, Mother's Day, Moira Redmond, Miscellaneous, Lady Marchmain, Guardian, Brenda Last, Articles, A Handful of Dust


Hugh Trevor-Roper on Evelyn Waugh (More)

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Standpoint magazine has now published a review of the collected letters of Hugh Trevor- Roper which it had earlier excerpted. In the review, Paul Johnson, friend (or at least acquaintance) of Evelyn Waugh and fellow Roman Catholic, mentions HTR’s rather … Continue reading

@темы: Articles, Hugh Trevor-Roper, Lord Birkenhead, Miscellaneous, Paul Johnson


Malcolm Muggeridge on Waugh and Stopp’s biography

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In 1959 Malcolm Muggeridge reviewed Frederick J. Stopp’s biography of Evelyn Waugh for the New Republic and described his own slight acquaintance with its subject: The last time I saw him was at a wedding. I am no expert on … Continue reading

@темы: New Republic, Malcolm Muggeridge, Frederick J. Stopp, Books about Evelyn Waugh, Biographies, Articles


Evelyn Waugh manuscripts at the British Library

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A short article at the British Library’s English and Drama blog on its Evelyn Waugh collection: The British Library holds an extensive Waugh collection, at the heart of which is Waugh’s incoming correspondence. These letters, dating from 1921 to 1966, … Continue reading

запись создана: 11.09.2013 в 20:59

@темы: Letters, Articles, British Library, Manuscripts


Jonathan Coe: What’s so funny about comic novels?

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Evelyn Waugh barely gets a mention, but Jonathan Coe’s reflections in the Guardian on the comic novel are worth sharing: All of this leads us inevitably to PG Wodehouse, the elephant in my comic room, about whom I’ve been silent … Continue reading

@темы: Articles, Guardian, Jonathan Coe, comic novels


Evelyn Waugh and the Latin Mass Society of England & Wales

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In 1965, Evelyn Waugh helped found the Latin Mass Society of England and Wales. The current issue of Regina magazine contains an article (“Shades of Evelyn Waugh: An Update on the Latin Mass in England & Wales“;) on the history … Continue reading

запись создана: 09.08.2013 в 23:45

@темы: Regina, Latin Mass Society, Catholicism, Articles


Evelyn Waugh and Nunney

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Nunney is a village near Frome in the English county of Somerset which Evelyn Waugh visited while house hunting in 1936. An article on the Visit Nunney website tells the story.

запись создана: 25.07.2013 в 20:07

@темы: Articles, Nunney


Joy unbounded: Spectator archive now online

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The Spectator has made available online a searchable archive of 180 years (1828 – 2008) of the magazine. Initial search results can be further refined by category: Article, Letter, Fiction, etc., which will be a boon to researchers of all … Continue reading

@темы: Articles, The Spectator, Useful Links


“Isn’t it true that the only liquid Americans drink is ice water?”

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Dave Wood, of the (Wisconsin) River Falls Journal, considers Evelyn Waugh and recalls a story told him by the Roman Catholic American author and sometime Waugh houseguest J. F. Powers.

@темы: Combe Florey, Articles


Sunset Boulevard’s debt to The Loved One

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Thanks to Steve Sailer for drawing to our attention to his article in Taki’s Magazine about how much Billy Wilder’s classic 1950 movie Sunset Boulevard is derived from Waugh’s The Loved One, which Wilder had tried to get the movie studio … Continue reading

@темы: Articles, Billy Wilder, Fiction, Film, Steve Sailer, Sunset Boulevard, Taki's Magazine, The Loved One


Evelyn Waugh’s Hampstead days

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The Ham(pstead) & High(gate) website features a Jan. 12th article by Adam Sonin on Evelyn Waugh’s Hampstead days.

@темы: Adam Sonin, Articles, Ham&High, Hampstead, Locations, London


The Royal College of Psychiatrists and Waugh/Pinfold

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On the website of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, in a section devoted to books that have a mental health theme, Dr. Alexandra Pitman reviews The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold: Both author and protagonist describe alcoholic hallucinosis – a relatively rare complication … Continue reading

@темы: Alexandra Pitman, Articles, Creativity and Mental Disorder, Fiction, John Morgan, Royal College of Psychiatrists, The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold


Maugham, Ford, Waugh, and the experience of war

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In The Spectator‘s Book Blog, Steven McGregor discusses Somerset Maugham’s The Hero, Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End, and Evelyn Waugh’s Sword of Honour Trilogy in the light of the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. In a follow-up post, David … Continue reading

@темы: Afghanistan, Articles, David Blackburn, Fiction, Ford Madox Ford, Iraq, Parade's End, Somerset Maugham, Spectator, Steven McGregor, Sword of Honour, The Hero


Brideshead vs. Downton

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Alexander Nazaryan in the New York Daily News gives the crown to Brideshead.

@темы: Alexander Nazaryan, Brideshead Revisited, Downton Abbey, New York Daily News, articles

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