Monthly Archives: February 2012

Party like it’s 1929: Vile Bodies at the V&A

This Friday, Feb. 24th, as part of its Friday Late series, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London is putting on an evening of entertainment with the theme of Bright Young Things. Included in the program is a theater adaptation … Continue reading

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Brideshead vs. Downton

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

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Alexander Waugh US lecture tour in March

Alexander Waugh will give several public lectures on the subject of "Evelyn Waugh and the Question of Inheritance" during his visit to the United States this March. The lectures will be at the Evelyn Waugh Conference at Loyola Notre Dame … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh's recipe for mulled claret

The following item was published in the Evelyn Waugh Newsletter, Vol. 6, No. 3 (Winter 1972). Waugh’s Mulled Claret Francis O. Mattson “It was shortly before midnight in early March; I had been entertaining the college intellectuals to mulled claret; … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh Conference & Exhibit in Baltimore

Loyola Notre Dame Library in Baltimore is hosting two events this year to commemorate Evelyn Waugh's visits to the United States in the late 1940s. Evelyn Waugh Exhibit (February 27th to April 7th): "An Englishman in Catholic America," a display of … Continue reading

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