Category Archives: Short Stories

Waugh’s Twofer in First Things

There are two articles on Waugh in the recent print and digital editions of First Things, a nondenominational religious journal. The first is a long essay on Waugh’s work and religion by Paul V Mankowski, SJ that is combined with a … Continue reading

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London Lecture on Waugh’s Artwork

A lecture by Waugh scholar Rebecca Moore has been announced by London booksellers Maggs Brothers. This will take place in their 48 Bedford Square premises on Tuesday, 25 July at 630-8pm. The store, in new premises, is also sponsoring an … Continue reading

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Waugh’s Dystopia

In the recent wave of interest in dystopian novels following the USA’s change of government, most attention has been focused on 1984, The Handmaid’s Tale (which has been made into a successful TV serial) and Brave New World. Evelyn Waugh’s … Continue reading

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Radiohead Guitarist Still Reading Waugh

Rolling Stone magazine has published a detailed article marking the 20th anniversary of the release of the alt-rock band Radiohead’s breakthrough album OK Computer in 1997. In the course of interviewing the band earlier this year when they appeared at … Continue reading

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Waugh in the Weeklies

The New Statesman’s latest pop culture podcast, entitled SRSLY but pronounced “seriously”, includes a discussion of the BBC’s adaptation of Decline and Fall. This is SRSLY podcast #88 with commentators Caroline Crampton and Anna Leszkiewicz. The discussion of Decline and Fall … Continue reading

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Waugh’s Bazaar

The current issue of Harper’s Bazaar (May 2017) has an article by Alex Preston based on the magazine’s archives that should be of interest: Alex Preston explores the Bazaar archives in our 150th-anniversary year, to discover a story of love, loss … Continue reading

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Travel Guide to Guyana’s “Waugh Country” Launched

The Guyana Chronicle has announced the launch of a tourist guide to the Rupununi region of southern Guyana: …the North Rupununi was an extraordinary natural area in southern Guyana that for the last 30 years had been isolated from the … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh and Tolerance

In an article in the Mexican newspaper El Informador, printed in Guadalajara, Waugh is quoted as the voice of warning against indiscriminate tolerance. The article is by Maria Palomar who complains about the current reign of political correctness: To tolerate is good. … Continue reading

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Waugh and Saki

In its latest issue, Prospect Magazine, an independent monthly journal published in the UK, includes an essay marking the 100th anniversary of the death of the writer Saki (a/k/a H H Munro). The essay, by Fatema Ahmed, opens with the … Continue reading

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Waugh in Japan

Waugh’s novel Scoop as well as a collection of his short stories have been translated into Japanese and were recently published in connection with this year’s 50th anniversary of Waugh’s death. The translator is Tagaki Susumu and the books are published by Hakusuisha. … Continue reading

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