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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


Cecil Beaton 1955 “Entr

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BEETLES+HUXLEY (who seemingly favor all-caps for everything) has for sale a print of Cecil Beaton’s celebrated 1955 photographic portrait of Evelyn Waugh standing behind a gate to which is affixed a sign that states, “ENTREE INTERDITE AUX PROMENEURS.” B+H describe the … Continue reading

@темы: Portraits, Photographs, Items for Sale, Evelyn Waugh, Cecil Beaton, BEETLES+HUXLEY, Art, Photography & Sculpture


Evelyn Waugh’s 1960 Face to Face interview with John Freeman

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In June 1960 Evelyn Waugh was interviewed by John Freeman for the BBC television program Face to Face. Although during the interview Waugh isn’t exactly bursting with bonhomie and appears more than a little ill at ease (it was apparently … Continue reading

@темы: 1960, BBC, Evelyn Waugh, Face to Face, Interviews, Joan Bakewell, John Freeman, Television Programs, YouTube


Broadcast of BBC Radio 4

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The first episode of the new BBC Radio 4 seven-part adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s Sword of Honour trilogy will be broadcast on Sept. 29th at 3:00 p.m. UK time. Archived episodes should be available for up to seven days after broadcast … Continue reading

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


2013 Evelyn Waugh Undergraduate Essay Contest

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Essays by undergraduates on any aspect of the life and work of Evelyn Waugh are solicited for the Ninth Annual Evelyn Waugh Undergraduate Essay Contest. The contest is sponsored by Evelyn Waugh Studies, whose editorial board will judge the submissions. … Continue reading

@темы: Contests, Essays, Evelyn Waugh Studies


Shoreham WordFest Evelyn Waugh evening at Lancing College, Sept. 27th

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The Shoreham WordFest literary festival, “[a] celebration of the spoken and written word, with readings and discussion, poetry, song, books, plays and other writings,” will begin its 2013 program of activities with an evening devoted to the life and works … Continue reading

@темы: Events, Festivals, Lancing, Shoreham, WordFest


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


Autumn 2013 issue of Evelyn Waugh Studies published

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The Autumn 2013 issue of Evelyn Waugh Studies has been published and is available in PDF format here.

@темы: Evelyn Waugh Society, Evelyn Waugh Studies, Journal, Newsletter


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


Lost Evelyn Waugh letters reveal thwarted love for ‘bright young thing’

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From the Guardian: She was known as Teresa “Baby” Jungman, a beauty among the bohemian “bright young things” of 1920s English society, whose high-class hedonism inspired Evelyn Waugh to write Vile Bodies. She was also the unrequited love of Waugh’s … Continue reading

запись создана: 22.07.2013 в 20:25

@темы: Alexander Waugh, Evelyn Waugh Society, Guardian, Letters, Teresa Jungman


Newly published: Evelyn Waugh: Fictions, Faith and Family

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Evelyn Waugh: Fictions, Faith and Family, by Michael G. Brennan. From the publisher: Evelyn Waugh: Fictions, Faith and Family is a wide-ranging survey of the prolific literary career of one of the most popular English writers of the 20th century. … Continue reading

@темы: Alexander Waugh, Auberon Waugh, Books about Evelyn Waugh


Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project launched at University of Leicester

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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


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


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


Selina Hastings’s Evelyn Waugh republished

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Evelyn Waugh, the highly regarded 1995 biography by Selina Hastings, is being republished in the UK this month by Capuchin Classics, with publication in the US later this year. Several author lectures and books signings have been scheduled to coincide … Continue reading

@темы: Biographies, Events, Lectures, Selina Hastings


Lancing College remembers Brideshead Revisited

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A report by Sussex Living magazine on the 2013 Evelyn Waugh Lecture at Lancing College.

@темы: Adaptations, Anthony Andrews, Brideshead Revisited, Derek Granger, Events, Fiction, Lancing, Lectures, Television


“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

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