Category Archives: Edmund Campion

New Complete Works Volumes Announced

Oxford University Press has announced a new round of volumes in its ongoing Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh. These include the following: Robbery Under Law, v. 15, ed. Michael G Brennan This is the first fully annotated critical edition of … Continue reading

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Christie’s Online Sale of Waugh Presentation Copies

Christie’s has issued a catalogue for the sale of several Waugh editions from the collection of William S Reese. Here’s the general description: The themes of Part Three of The Private Collection of William S. Reese include fine art, Yale … Continue reading

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Early April Roundup

–In the Daily Telegraph, Rupert Christiansen has reviewed Daisy Dunn’s previously mentioned new book Not Far from Brideshead. The review is entitled “The Greats [sic] and the good at Oxford.” Here’s an excerpt: …Dunn writes with intelligence and verve, but … Continue reading

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Septimus Waugh: Reminiscence

The Tablet’s latest issue has a reminiscence of the late Septimus Waugh. This appears in the “Word from the Cloister” column and is based on an interview of Jimmy Burns, journalist and member of The Tablet’s board. He was a … Continue reading

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Roundup: From Party Going to Boredom

–A recent issue of Financial Times contains a “Weekend Essay” on the return of the party, to London and New York at least. This is by Alex Bilmes who is editor of Esquire. After reminiscing about how party going shut … Continue reading

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Campion Hall Lecture on YouTube

Prof. Gerard Kilroy’s 9 September 2021 lecture on “Edmund Campion and Waugh’s Household of the Faith”at Campion Hall, Oxford is available on YouTube at this link. The illustrated lecture was presented at Campion Hall, Oxford before a live audience and … Continue reading

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Oxford Campion Event (More)

The Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh has issued an invitation to  recently announced book launch at Campion Hall in Oxford. See earlier post dated 26 July. This clarifies that the book to be launched is the OUP Complete Works edition … Continue reading

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Upcoming Waugh Events

–This Thursday, 29 July will effectively be “Waugh Night” on BBC Four. This will start with the 2008 Ecosse/Miramax film adaptation of Brideshead Revisited. BBC was one of several co-producers of the film and has redeployed it several times. Oddly, … Continue reading

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Campion in La Prensa

The Buenos Aires paper La Prensa has published a review of Waugh’s biography Edmund Campion. The review, which is unsigned, opens with this: Evelyn Waugh wrote this book between 1934 and 1935, in homage to the Jesuit College of Oxford … 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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