Monthly Archives: March 2013

Sunset Boulevard’s debt to The Loved One

Thanks to Steve Sailer for drawing to our attention 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

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Lancing College 2013 Evelyn Waugh Lecture announced

Lancing College, the school which Evelyn Waugh attended between 1917 and 1921, has announced that the 2013 Evelyn Waugh Lecture will be given on April 18th by Anthony Andrews, the actor who played Sebastian Flyte in the celebrated Granada Television adaptation … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 4 discussion of Decline and Fall

On Feb. 21, on the BBC Radio 4 program In Our Time, David Bradshaw (Professor of English Literature at Worcester College, Oxford), John Bowen (Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature at the University of York) and Ann Pasternak Slater (Senior Research Fellow at … Continue reading

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