Tag Archives: Tod Worner

Bridey and the Chapel

A posting on the Roman Catholic religious weblog Aleteia takes as its theme the passage containing the discussion between Charles Ryder and Lord Brideshead (“Bridey”) in Brideshead Revisited about the artistic value of the decorations in the family’s chapel. This is … Continue reading

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Sword of Honour on Several Summer Lists

Waugh’s war trilogy Sword of Honour has been named on several recent lists as recommended summer reading. The Irish Times polled a number of readers who also happen to be writers, and novelist John Banville included SoH: David Brown’s new biography … Continue reading

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Rex Mottram and Scott-King Reconsidered

In blogpost on the religious website Patheos, Tod Worner undertakes a review of the career of Rex Mottram and offers the results of his project in this conclusion: As I revisited Brideshead Revisited and the story of Rex Mottram, I … Continue reading

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Coping with Modern Times

On the religious weblog Patheos, Tod Worner (blogging as “A Catholic Thinker”) has posted an article entitled “How Evelyn Waugh Taught Me to Cope with Modern Times.” The title, on its face, seems intended to be ironic, since Waugh himself never managed … Continue reading

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