The next issue (January/February 2016) of the St. Austin Review will feature several articles on Evelyn Waugh. The StAR, as it is sometimes called, is a Roman Catholic journal devoted to cultural matters. A summary of the coming issue’s Waugh-related contents has been published on the internet:
Sr. Joanna McCormack confronts the “Empty Minds and Vile Bodies” of the “Bright Young People” in Waugh’s early novel.
James Morris waxes lyrical on Waugh’s “Critical Heritage”.
Zach Krajacic admires “The Novelist and the Saint” in his discussion of Waugh’s life of St. Edmund Campion.
Joseph Pearce is “Revisiting Brideshead”.
Frank Brownlow laments the woeful state of modern Waugh criticism in “Waugh Mistaken and Brideshead Unvisited”.
Nathan Turner compares “Evelyn Waugh and Hunter S. Thompson on the Human Condition”.
James Morris waxes lyrical once again, this time on “The Characters in Brideshead”.
Lux Kamprath is “Redeeming the Times in Waugh’s Sword of Honour”.
Individual copies are available for $8 on the webpage under “subscribe”.