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Et in Arcadia Ego (More)

The Latin phrase that Waugh used for the first chapter of Brideshead Revisited (“Et in Arcadio Ego”) was mentioned in a recent post in connection with Paul Theroux’s humorous allusion to it in his recent novel Mother Land. Since that was … Continue reading

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Arcadian Doubts

The latest issue of the magazine of Oriel College, Oxford (The Poor Print) has an article that opens with a passage from Waugh’s first novel, Decline and Fall: ‘You see, it wasn’t the ordinary sort of Doubt about Cain’s wife … Continue reading

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