Monthly Archives: July 2013

Newly published: Evelyn Waugh: Fictions, Faith and Family

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

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Evelyn Waugh and Nunney

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.

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Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project launched at University of Leicester

A five-year, £800,000 project to publish a scholarly edition of the complete works of Evelyn Waugh was launched at a colloquium held July 5 – 7 at the University of Leicester. The 42-volume edition, to be published by the Oxford … Continue reading

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

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

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Major seven-part adaptation of Sword of Honour trilogy coming to BBC Radio this year

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

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