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Danish Journal Publishes Waugh Article

The Danish cultural journal Critique has published for the first time the full version of an essay on Waugh’s life and work written in 2009. This is entitled “Evelyn Waughs korstog mod moderniteten” (“Evelyn Waugh’s Crusade Against Modernity”) and is summarized … Continue reading

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Waugh, the Spokesman for Conservatism

William Voegeli, a visiting scholar at Claremont College, in an essay entitled “Liberalism and Civilization” published in The Blue Review takes Waugh as his spokesman for the conservative cause. The Blue Review is a peer-reviewed blog intended to promote the … Continue reading

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Journalists in Literature Surveyed in New Book

In a book to be published tomorrow by Bloomsbury, Dr Sarah Lonsdale, who teaches at the City University London, surveys the role of the journalist in British literature over the period since 1900. The book is entitled The Journalist in British Fiction … Continue reading

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Another Literary Anniversary

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Graham Greene’s death in 1991. There have been several events associated with this anniversary. Perhaps the most ambitious is the BBC’s undertaking to adapt four of Greene’s novels for radio presentations. The most … Continue reading

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Waugh Quotes in Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal publishes a column called “Notable & Quotable” that features quotations worth further contemplation. The latest issue contains a quote from a letter Waugh sent to Thomas Merton in August 1948 advising him on how to improve … Continue reading

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Survey of Waugh

The Catholic World Report has posted an article surveying Evelyn Waugh’s works from a Roman Catholic perspective. This is by Prof. Adam A.J. DeVille, St. Francis University, Ft. Wayne, Indiana, and is written on the occasion of the 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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Waugh and Father Pro

Waugh’s biography Edmund Campion is quoted in a Roman Catholic blog maintained by Stephanie Mann, author of the book Supremacy and Survival: How Catholics Endured the English Reformaton. The article in question is about Fr. Miguel Pro, a Mexican Jesuit who … Continue reading

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Waugh’s Advice Quoted in Middle East Conflict

Conservative internet news site Newsmax carries an article (“Russia’s Presence a Bad Sign for Israel”) in which it considers the impact on Israel of Russia’s active entry into the civil war in Syria. Their correspondent, Herbert London, cites Evelyn Waugh … Continue reading

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Memoir of EWS’s Honorary President Published

David Lodge, the Society’s Honorary President, has written the first volume of his memoirs. This was published in the UK this week under the title Quite a Good Time to Be Born: A Memoir, 1935-1975. An international edition is promised … Continue reading

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