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Waugh Conference at Gerald Brenan House in Malaga

The Gerald Brenan House in Malaga, Spain, has announced a one-day conference on Evelyn Waugh to take place a week from today on Friday 23 June.According to the Barcelona newspaper La Vanguardia, the conference will start with a showing of the … Continue reading

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Article on Waugh and Refugees

The current issue of the Brno Studies in English carries an article by Prof Carlos Villar Flor   entitled “Displacement and Exile in Evelyn Waugh’s Post-War Fiction”.  The article is based on a paper Prof Villar Flor presented at the 2015 … Continue reading

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Waugh Scholar Wins Award for New Novel

Waugh scholar, author and professor of English Philology at the University of La Rioja in Spain, Carlos Villar Flor, has won an award for a new novel, his fifth.  According to the Spanish newspaper La Rioja, Villar Flor:… has just won … 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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Spanish Article on Waugh 50th Anniversary

The Spanish-language online newspaper Aceprensa yesterday published an article marking the 50th anniversary of Evelyn Waugh’s death. The article, by Miguel Castellvi, makes several points:–Despite charges of snobbery and elitism, Waugh’s reputation as one of the 20th century’s greatest writers of English prose has … Continue reading

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Major Study of Waugh’s War Trilogy Published

Two well-known Waugh scholars have collaborated on a detailed study of Waugh’s War Trilogy. Their long-awaited work, In the Picture: The Facts Behind the Fiction in Evelyn Waugh’s “Sword of Honor,” was recently published by Editions Rodopi B.V. (Amsterdam and New … Continue reading

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