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Julia’s Meltdown and the “Filial Correction”

The Catholic Herald has an article by its US editor Michael Davis in which he explains what is politely called the “filial correction” in Roman Catholic circles. This is a group which has written to the Pope explaining how he … Continue reading

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The Roman Empire and Freedom of Movement

The feature of EU membership which more than any other seems to have contributed to Britain’s exit from that institution is freedom of movement. Yet, as explained in a recent article in the Catholic Herald, there is nothing particularly innovative … Continue reading

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Decline and Fall and Some Others

Harry Mount writing in the Catholic Herald offers these additional thoughts about the BBC’s production: The new BBC One version of Decline and Fall was pretty good – but it could only fall short of the book. The genius of … Continue reading

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Waugh Cited in Press Interviews

Several recent unrelated newspaper interviews mention Evelyn Waugh in the context of the careers of those interviewed. In the Catholic Herald, historical novelist Robert Harris talks about his latest novel Conclave. This has as its setting the selection of a Pope. The … Continue reading

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Eade Biography Reviewed in Antipodes

The new biography of Evelyn Waugh by Philip Eade is reviewed by Mark McGinness in the Sydney Morning Herald. After summarizing Waugh’s life as reflected in Eade’s book McGinness concludes: Waugh’s work has and will endure. Leicester University and Oxford University … Continue reading

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Harry Mount on Brideshead Revisited

The Catholic Herald has marked the 50th anniversary of Evelyn Waugh’s death with a feature article by journalist and author Harry Mount on Brideshead Revisited. Mount begins with an assessment of the novel: Fifty years after his death on April … Continue reading

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Complete archives of The Tablet and The Catholic Herald now online

The Tablet and The Catholic Herald have made available online and searchable their archives of past issues. The Spectator did this last year, benefiting greatly Evelyn Waugh enthusiasts and also admirers of the work of his son Auberon, a fixture … Continue reading

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