Category Archives: Alexander Waugh

Daily Mail Features Decline and Fall Adaptation

This week's Daily Mail carries a feature article ("Love and Waugh") by Andrew Preston on the BBC adaptation of Waugh's novel Decline and Fall. This appears in the Mail's "Weekend Magazine" and involves interviews with several members of the production's … 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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Alexander Chancellor (1940-2017): Savior of The Spectator

Journalist and editor Alexander Chancellor has died at the age of 77. He is probably best known as the man who saved the Spectator. He became editor at a low point in 1975 and remained for 9 years during which the magazine … 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) writing … Continue reading

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Eade Biography (More)

Writer and critic Martin Rubin has reviewed Philip Eade's biography in the Washington Times:Although there have been several other excellent biographies of Evelyn Waugh, this is perhaps the most penetrating and insightful one to date. Part of this is because of a … Continue reading

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Leicester Schedules Waugh Events for Literary Festival

The Literary Leicester Festival has announced an ambitious schedule of Waugh-related events on Friday, November 18. A panel on textual editing will meet at 3-4pm at which Prof Martin Stannard and Drs Barbara Cooke and Sharon Ouditt will discuss issues … Continue reading

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Two Waugh Events at Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham Literature Festival is featuring two Waugh-related events in October. The first is entitled Evelyn Waugh: Brideshead and Beyond and will involve a panel discussion. Here’s a description:Philip Eade, author of the new biography Evelyn Waugh: A Life Revisited, … Continue reading

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Waugh Event in Taunton

Brendon Books in Taunton will host an appearance of Philip Eade and Alexander Waugh in the Fall. The subject will be the life of Evelyn Waugh. Eade is the author of the new biography of Evelyn Waugh and Alexander Waugh … Continue reading

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Biography Reviewed in Waugh's Old Neighborhoods

The new biography of Evelyn Waugh by Philip Eade has been reviewed in the Camden Review, which is an arts and entertainment section carried in local North London papers, including the Camden New Journal and the Islington Tribune. The review … Continue reading

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Martin Stannard Reviews New Waugh Biography

Martin Stannard, who wrote the standard and so far definitive biography of Evelyn Waugh, has reviewed the latest one by Philip Eade. Professor Stannard is also in charge, with Waugh's grandson, Alexander, of the publication of the complete works of Waugh by … Continue reading

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