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Autumn Issue of Society Journal

The Autumn 2017 issue of the society’s journal (Evelyn Waugh Studies, No. 48.2) has been issued. The contents are posted below. The complete issue will be posted on the internet later this week: ARTICLES Paul Pennyfeather and the Victorian Governess: … Continue reading

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Waugh Scholar Praises Eade Biography

Profesor Donat Gallagher, one of the leading Waugh scholars and a member of the Waugh Society, has reviewed Philip Eade’s biography of Waugh. The review appears in the weekend edition of  The Australian. Prof Gallagher certainly liked the book and … Continue reading

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Quick Delivery of A Little Order

A blogger living in London (blogging as Dickon Edwards) has posted an experience of brick and mortar booksellers becoming more competitive with their online counterparts: There are many reasons to buy books from bookshops rather than Amazon, but one is … Continue reading

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Two Recent Waugh Books in Literary Review

A review of two recent books about Evelyn Waugh has become available on the internet, at least in part. The books are In the Picture by Donat Gallagher and Carlos Vilar Flor, both professors of English Literature, and Evelyn! A Rhapsody … Continue reading

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Naming Characters: Waugh and Fleming

In an article in yesterday’s Daily Telegraph, Christopher Howse compares the practice of Ian Fleming and Evelyn Waugh to use the names of real persons as characters in their works: “There’s nowt so queer as names.” In Fleming’s James Bond novels, Howse cites … 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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