Tag Archives: Martin Stannard

Muriel Spark Centenary to be Observed Next Year

Next year on 1st February will be the centenary of novelist Muriel Spark’s birth. The papers are beginning to build up publicity for the event. Last week The National (Scotland) and The Times both ran articles mentioning the centenary. Both articles … Continue reading

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BBC to Rebroadcast Pinfold-Producing Interview

The BBC radio interview which contributed to Evelyn Waugh’s hallucinatory episodes described in The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold will be rebroadcast later this week. This episode of the Frankly Speaking series will be carried on BBC Radio 4 Extra on Saturday, 29 April 2017 … Continue reading

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Death Comes for the Comic Novelist

The interactive website Ranker has set up a listing that describes 13 celebrities who died on the toilet. This seemingly tasteless and pointless compilation by Carly Silver is part of Ranker’s subject category entitled “Celebrity Deaths.” Most of the deaths listed are of historical figures, … Continue reading

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Waugh Topic of Lecture and Preview

This month will see Waugh’s biographer Martin Stannard lecture in Oxford and the BBC’s film of Decline and Fall previewed in Cardiff: Campion Hall in Oxford will host a lecture by Prof Martin Stannard entitled “No Abiding City: Evelyn Waugh and America”. Stannard, … 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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Argentine Press Notes Waugh Anniversary and Complete Works

The Buenos Aires Herald carries an article by Felicitas Casillo marking the 50th anniversary of Waugh’s death and explaining the project that will publish the Complete Works of Waugh. The article begins with a summary of Waugh’s achievement as a writer: … Continue reading

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Names (Yet More)

In today’s Daily Express there is another story inspired by Time magazine’s recent misclassification of Evelyn Waugh. The story begins with a short review of Wavian names: The late author of Brideshead Revisited might have been tickled by the error. … Continue reading

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Two Events to Mark 50th Anniversary of Waugh’s Death

Two events have been announced related to the 50th Anniversary of Evelyn Waugh’s death next Easter. The Brotherton Gallery at the University of Leeds will host an exhibit of the manuscript of Vile Bodies and other items relating to Waugh from … Continue reading

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Waugh Family Portrait Posted

A photographic portrait of the Waugh family has been posted on the internet. This is a color photograph by Mark Gerson taken in front of the house at Combe Florey. The posting is on a site apparently sponsored by the National … Continue reading

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Complete Works Event at Literary Leicester Festival, Nov. 12

From the Arts & Humanities Research Council’s news pages: It’s been just over a year since work began on the first ever Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh. Together with Oxford University Press and the Waugh family, the project has been … Continue reading

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