Category Archives: Scott-King’s Modern Europe

Retour √† l’europe moderne

Waugh’s French publisher Robert Laffont has issued a new printing of the French translation of Brideshead Revisited (Retour √† Brideshead). This is a paperback as was the previous version but has a new cover with new dimensions and pagination in … Continue reading

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Article on Waugh and Refugees

The current issue of the Brno Studies in English carries an article by Prof Carlos Villar Flor ¬† entitled “Displacement and Exile in Evelyn Waugh‚Äôs Post-War Fiction”.¬†¬†The article is based on a paper Prof Villar Flor presented at the 2015 … 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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Orwell Society Visits Waugh Site

A member of the Orwell Society has posted a report of a visit made by a group of its members to North London sites associated with George Orwell. The visit started in Hampstead with a stop at the site of … Continue reading

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Waugh Presentation Copies of More than Usual Interest

York Modern Books has published a list of new arrivals which includes two presentation copies of Waugh’s books of more than routine interest. The first is a copy of Scott-King’s Modern Europe which may have been presented to Waugh’s sometimes … Continue reading

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Waugh Presentation Copies for Sale by Peter Harrington

Several of the presentation copies Evelyn Waugh sent to Anthony Powell are now on sale by Peter Harrington Books. These were auctioned last year at Bonham’s. See earlier post. The most interesting are the two copies of Scott-King’s Modern Europe … Continue reading

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Waugh Presentation Copies for Sale

Jonkers Rare Books in Henley-on-Thames is offering seven of the presentation copies of Waugh’s books that were auctioned by Bonhams last year. See earlier post. ¬†These are from the collection of Waugh’s friend and fellow novelist Anthony Powell. They are … Continue reading

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Hooper, Rex Mottram and Modern Education

¬†Author and journalist Joseph Pearce has published an essay about¬†the shortcomings of modern education on The Imaginative Conservative weblog. This is a follow up¬†to an earlier posting on G.K. Chesterton’s views relating to¬†the same subject in which the importance of … Continue reading

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Waugh Foresaw Time Error

An article in the City Journal, a leading urban policy magazine, describes the recent inability¬†of Time magazine’s editors to spot the recent misallocation of Evelyn Waugh’s writings to a survey of women authors, as an example of the¬†failure of America’s … Continue reading

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Major Study of Waugh’s Post War Works to be Released This Week

Ashgate Publishing has announced the release later this week of a major study of Waugh’s later¬†fiction. This is The Vocation of Evelyn Waugh: Faith and Art in the Post War Fiction.¬†The book is by Marcel DeCoste, Associate Professor of English … Continue reading

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