Tag Archives: TLS

Waugh and Wales and Fashion

A recent article in the TLS entitled “Do the Welsh Just Sing?” by Samuel Graydon opens with a quote from Decline and Fall: “The Welsh . . . are the only nation in the world that has produced no graphic or … Continue reading

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Cyril Connolly Reconsidered

In an essay in the current TLS, Brian Dillon reconsiders the career of Waugh’s contemporary and friend Cyril Connolly. The essay is entitled “Cyril Connolly and the literature of depression” and was originally published in Dillon’s collection Essayism.  Dillon recognizes this topic is … Continue reading

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Waugh Included in Ethiopia Collection

An excerpt from Waugh’s 1931 travel book Remote People has been included in a recent collection of writings about Ethiopia. The book, recently reviewed in the TLS,  is edited by Yves-Marie Stranger and is entitled Ethiopia: through writers’ eyes. The … Continue reading

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TLS Reviews BBC’s Decline and Fall

In a departure from its usual practice, the TLS has added a TV column to its current issue. This contains Robert Douglas-Fairhurst’s review, entitled “Vile Buddies,” of the BBC adaptation of Waugh’s novel Decline and Fall which concluded with last night’s … Continue reading

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Final Episode of Decline and Fall

The final episode of the BBC’s adaptation of Waugh’s Decline and Fall will broadcast tomorrow, Friday, 14 April on BBC One at 9pm. The adaptation has been widely reviewed and mostly praised. Rosamund Urwin gives her assessment in the Evening Standard: The … Continue reading

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Waugh and The Queen Anne Press

A recent TLS article in its weekly back page NB column is devoted to the Queen Anne Press. This was written in response to the publication of a special issue of the Book Collector magazine devoted to Ian Fleming. The QAP was … Continue reading

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TLS Reprints Review of “Miss” Evelyn Waugh’s First Book

In last week’s edition (22 February 2017), the TLS in its “From the Archives” column has reprinted its 1928 review of Evelyn Waugh’s first book: Rossetti: His Life and Works. This review was published anonymously, as was then customary, but … Continue reading

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TLS Reviews Waugh Books

The latest TLS has a review of the two recently published books about Evelyn Waugh by Ann Pasternak Slater and Philip Eade. The review, entitled “Horrors of Waugh”,  is available to read on the internet. It is written by journalist … Continue reading

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Waugh for the Holidays

As the holidays approach, the media are gathering their year end collections of journalistic musings on 2016. Several of these implicate Evelyn Waugh or his writings. In the Daily Express, comedian Ruby Wax names a Waugh novel as one of her … Continue reading

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Scoop in the News

There are several references to Scoop in the recent London papers. The TLS has an article in its Blog about the comic use of the language of telegrams. It mentions novels by P G Wodehouse, Mikhail Bulgakov and John Swartzwelder … Continue reading

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