Category Archives: Complete Works

Helena Book Launch

A virtual book launch was convened yesterday for the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh edition of his novel Helena. The executive editors of CWEW both participated, with Barbara Cooke introducing and presiding over the proceedings and Martin Stannard providing an … Continue reading

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Virtual Book Launch for Helena

The Oxford University Press and Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project have announced a virtual book launch for the publication of Helena. The book (volume 11 of the Complete Works) will be published next month in the UK, with North … Continue reading

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“92 Days” Complete Works Edition Announced

The Oxford University Press has announced the UK publication date for its definitive edition of Waugh’s 1934 travel book Ninety-Two Days. This will appear in the UK on 25 February 2021, the same UK publication date as the previously-announced A … Continue reading

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Roundup: Baby Jungman, Proust, Japan and Zeppelins

–Mark McGinness has written an obituary of Desmond Guinness for the Australian literary magazine Quadrant. In this he adds another Waugh connection not mentioned in the English and Irish papers. See previous post. After his marriage to his first wife … Continue reading

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Tourist in Africa OUP Volume Announced

The Oxford University Press has announced the publication of another new volume in its Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project. This is A Tourist in Africa (1960) and will be volume 25 in the series. Here’s the description from the OUP’s … Continue reading

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Caveat Lector

The Kenyon Review posts another article by writer Aatif Rashid about re-reading  Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited: In a piece last month, I wrote about my admiration for Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited. [See previous post.] But my experience reading it was actually more … Continue reading

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Helena Reviewed in Italian

The Italian religious news website Radio Spada has published a review of Waugh’s novel Helena.  An Italian translation of the novel was published as Elena: la madre dell’imperatore in 2002, but this review is not related to that publication, aside from … Continue reading

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Brideshead @ 75: The Economist and The Tablet

–The current issue of The Economist includes in its Arts section an article entitled “The Flyte club.” This is the magazine’s commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the publication of Brideshead in 1945. After a brief survey of the somewhat … Continue reading

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New Volume of CWEW Announced: Helena, v. 11

The Oxford University Press has posted the next volume of the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh. This is his 1950 novel Helena which will appear as volume 11 in November. The OUP descripton is posted on their website. Here’s an … Continue reading

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Pre-Easter Roundup

–Roger Lewis has posted another reading list for the current epidemic. This is in the Daily Mail and is entitled “Keep laughing and read on.” Waugh’s 1938 novel Scoop is among those recommended: William Boot, who contributes nature columns on … Continue reading

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