Category Archives: Complete Works

News from Waugh Conference

The weblog of the Huntington Library (Verso) has posted an article by Barbara Cooke, Research Associate of the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project, and Chip Long, Chairman of the Evelyn Waugh Society, relating to the conference on Evelyn Waugh … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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, … Continue reading

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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) … Continue reading

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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

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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 … Continue reading

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