Category Archives: Evelyn Waugh Studies

Et in Arcadia Ego (More)

The Latin phrase that Waugh used for the first chapter of Brideshead Revisited (“Et in Arcadio Ego”) was mentioned in a recent post in connection with Paul Theroux’s humorous allusion to it in his recent novel Mother Land. Since that was … Continue reading

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Commonweal Marks J F Powers Centenary

The Roman Catholic literary magazine Commonweal has marked the centenary of novelist J F Powers birth with an article on Powers’ career entitled “His Bleak Materials” by biographer and critic Jeffrey Meyers. The article begins with Meyers’ memoir of a 1981 … Continue reading

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2017 John H. Wilson Jr. Evelyn Waugh Undergraduate Essay Contest

Essays by undergraduates on the life and work of Evelyn Waugh are solicited for the 2017 John H. Wilson Jr. Evelyn Waugh Undergraduate Essay Contest. The contest is sponsored by Evelyn Waugh Studies, the journal of the Evelyn Waugh Society, … Continue reading

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Latest Issue of Evelyn Waugh Studies Posted on Website

The latest issue of the Society’s journal Evelyn Waugh Studies (Vol 47 No. 3, Winter 2016) is now posted on the website. It includes an article entitled “Guy’s Deleted Nippers, Part I: The Unending Story of the Ending of Unconditional … Continue reading

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News Bomb

As the concern over fake news spreads, an online newspaper in Chile has joined others in recommending Waugh’s Scoop. See earlier posts. This appears in a column “VerComeryLeer [SeeEatRead]” by Miguel Ortiz in the digital journal El Definido: We are being … Continue reading

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New Study of Waugh’s Satire Published

Naomi Milthorpe, well known to Waugh Society members, has written a study of Waugh’s works entitled Evelyn Waugh’s Satire: Texts and Contexts. The book was published last month and is described in the publisher’s announcement as offering: … new exegetical accounts of the … Continue reading

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Entire Back-catalogue of Evelyn Waugh Newsletter/Studies Now Available Online

In a major development in the field of Evelyn Waugh scholarship, the entire back-catalogue of the Evelyn Waugh Newsletter/Studies has been made available through the University of Leicester Special Collections Online. The Evelyn Waugh Studies Collection comprises searchable complete runs … Continue reading

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Huntington Library acquires major Waugh collection

The Huntington Library in San Marino, California (12 miles west of Los Angeles) has announced the acquisition of a major collection of rare editions and manuscripts of Evelyn Waugh. The collection, consisting of some 250 books and 135 letters and … Continue reading

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Deadline approaches for the 2013 Evelyn Waugh Undergraduate Essay Contest!

The deadline for the 2013 Evelyn Waugh Undergraduate Essay Contest is Dec. 31. Essays by undergraduates on any aspect of the life or work of Evelyn Waugh are solicited for the contest, which will be judged by the editorial board of … Continue reading

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2013 Evelyn Waugh Undergraduate Essay Contest

Essays by undergraduates on any aspect of the life and work of Evelyn Waugh are solicited for the Ninth Annual Evelyn Waugh Undergraduate Essay Contest. The contest is sponsored by Evelyn Waugh Studies, whose editorial board will judge the submissions. … Continue reading

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