Monthly Archives: July 2013
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
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.
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
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
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