Monthly Archives: March 2011

Evelyn Waugh bust unveiled at Lancing College

"Evelyn Waugh was a pupil at Lancing during the 1930s, and wrote much about his time at the College. A portrait bust, which has been presented to the School, was unveiled by Tom Waugh, its sculptor and grandson of Evelyn … Continue reading

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The cult of Brideshead among Oxbridge students

"Brideshead Regurgiated: Is the cult of Brideshead among Cantabridgians harmless fun, or does it conceal a regressive social agenda?" [Daniel Janes, The Cambridge Student]

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Waugh-related items in Bonham's sale, March 29th

The Bonham's auction Papers & Portraits: The Roy Davids Collection Part II, to be held on March 29th, includes three lots related to Evelyn Waugh: two photographic portraits (lots 245 and 246), and an unpublished letter (lot 247). Viewing dates … Continue reading

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Lancing College Evelyn Waugh Lecture

Lancing College parents are invited to attend this year's Evelyn Waugh Lecture, to be given on March 21st by playwright, screen writer, and film director Christopher Hampton, an old boy of the school. Lancing inaugurated the annual lecture in 2008 … Continue reading

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The Abingdon Arms, Beckley

A restaurant reviewer pays a happy visit to The Abingdon Arms pub in Beckley, Oxfordshire, where "Evelyn Waugh shared a caravan in the yard with his friend Alastair Graham in 1925 while writing Vile Bodies, that 'welter of sex and … Continue reading

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2011 Evelyn Waugh Undergraduate Essay Contest

Undergraduate essays on any aspect of the life and work of Evelyn Waugh are solicited for the Seventh Annual Evelyn Waugh Undergraduate Essay Contest sponsored by the Evelyn Waugh Newsletter and Studies, whose editorial board will judge the submissions and … Continue reading

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