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 relating to the editing of Vile Bodies; at 630-730pm, Philip Eade will discuss his new biography of Waugh; and at 8-9pm, another panel including Alexander Waugh and Alexander Masters will discuss Waugh’s letters, diaries and biographies. In addition, throughout the day the BL will be conducting A-Level study sessions for local students relating to Waugh’s works.   The festival will extend over 4 days between 16-19 November. Entry is free and ticketing details may be seen here.

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