Category Archives: Complete Works

Complete Works of Waugh Available in USA

Amazon.com is offering for sale in the USA the first five volumes in the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh to be published by Oxford University Press. The dates of publication and US dollar prices are set forth below. For more details … Continue reading

Posted in A Little Learning, Academia, Complete Works, Diaries, Essays, Articles & Reviews, Letters, Rossetti: His Life and Works, Vile Bodies | Tagged , | Leave a comment

OUP Announces Dates for First Complete Works Volumes

The Oxford University Press on its website has announced the publication of the first volumes in the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project. There are five books in this initial batch which will begin to appear on 7 September 2017 with Rossetti: … Continue reading

Posted in A Little Learning, Academia, Complete Works, Diaries, Essays, Articles & Reviews, Evelyn Waugh, Interviews, Letters, Rossetti: His Life and Works, Vile Bodies | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Waugh on Desert Island Discs

Reader David Lull has provided the results of a search for Evelyn Waugh on the BBC database for the entire run of its Desert Island Discs program. Waugh was never a castaway and, if ever asked, he would have surely declined. … Continue reading

Posted in Auberon Waugh, Brideshead Revisited, Complete Works, Decline and Fall, Radio Programs, Scoop, Sword of Honour, Vile Bodies | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Bodleian Acquires Ducker Archives

Oxford's Bodleian Library has announced the acquisition of the ledger books of the bespoke shoemakers Ducker and Son located for many years on The Turl. See earlier post. The acquisition was made at auction with the the financial support of … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Collections, Complete Works, Events, Newspapers, Oxford | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Waugh Conference Details Announced

Details have been announced of the Evelyn Waugh conference to be held at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California in the spring. Evelyn Waugh: Reader, Writer, Collector will take place on May 5 & 6 (Fri. & Sat.) to … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Waugh, Complete Works, Conferences, Evelyn Waugh Society, Events | Tagged | Leave a comment

Waugh Topic of Lecture and Preview

This month will see Waugh's biographer Martin Stannard lecture in Oxford and the BBC's film of Decline and Fall previewed in Cardiff:Campion Hall in Oxford will host a lecture by Prof Martin Stannard entitled "No Abiding City: Evelyn Waugh and America". Stannard, who … Continue reading

Posted in Adaptations, Complete Works, Decline and Fall, Edmund Campion, Oxford, Television, The Loved One, Wales | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Waugh Topic of Lecture and Preview

Jesuit Journal Reviews Eade Biography

The current issue of America magazine, the journal of the Jesuit order in the US, reviews Philip Eade's biography of Evelyn Waugh. The review is by David Leigh and is not a favorable one: Any biographer of Evelyn Waugh (1903–66) writing … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Waugh, Biographies, Books about Evelyn Waugh, Catholicism, Complete Works, Newspapers | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Jesuit Journal Reviews Eade Biography

Waugh Biography Reviewed in the US Press

Reviews have appeared in two US newspapers of the new biography of Evelyn Waugh by Philip Eade, published earlier this month in the US. In the Wall Street Journal, the book is reviewed by British novelist and journalist Allan Massie. (If … Continue reading

Posted in Biographies, Books about Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited, Complete Works, Newspapers, Sword of Honour, Unconditional Surrender/The End of the Battle | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Waugh Biography Reviewed in the US Press

Quick Delivery of A Little Order

A blogger living in London (blogging as Dickon Edwards) has posted an experience of brick and mortar booksellers becoming more competitive with their online counterparts:There are many reasons to buy books from bookshops rather than Amazon, but one is that … Continue reading

Posted in Complete Works, Diaries, Essays, Articles & Reviews, Letters, London, The Holy Places, When the Going Was Good | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Quick Delivery of A Little Order

David Bradshaw (1955-2016) R.I.P.

The death has been announced of Professor David Bradshaw of Worcester College, University of Oxford. He was Professor of English Literature and author of The Hidden Huxley (1994). He edited and wrote the introduction to several novels, including the Penguin Modern Classics 2001 edition of … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Complete Works, Decline and Fall, Oxford | Tagged | Comments Off on David Bradshaw (1955-2016) R.I.P.