Category Archives: Robbery Under Law

Roundup: Picture This

A remarkable photo of Evelyn Waugh has been posted on the men’s clothing website Voxsartoria. This is from 1950, although the name of the photographer is not given. What is most noticeable about the photo is the lighting on the … Continue reading

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Waugh and Fake News

The Mexican newspaper Milenio, which is published in several editions in all the major Mexican cities, has printed a feature length article on Evelyn Waugh. This is by Danubio Torres Fierro and is entitled “Las fake news según Evelyn Waugh” … Continue reading

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Piers Court for Sale

Waugh’s country house in Gloucestershire has been listed for sale according to Country Life magazine. The listing agent is Knight, Frank and the asking price is £3 million. The article by Penny Churchill explains that the current owners, who have lived … Continue reading

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Essay re Waugh’s Edmund Campion Posted

Gerard Kilroy has posted an essay in which he traces Waugh’s inspiration for his book Edmund Campion and its publishing history. Kilroy is author of a recent biography of Edmund Campion and co-editor of the OUP’s projected Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh volume … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh and Our Lady of Guadalupe

An article posted in the Burkean Journal (produced by students of Trinity College Dublin) describes the importance of Our Lady of Guadalupe to Mexicans and to the history of Mexico. The article uses as its context the painting by Marxist artist … Continue reading

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Danish Journal Publishes Waugh Article

The Danish cultural journal Critique has published for the first time the full version of an essay on Waugh’s life and work written in 2009. This is entitled “Evelyn Waughs korstog mod moderniteten” (“Evelyn Waugh’s Crusade Against Modernity”) and is summarized … Continue reading

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Waugh, the Spokesman for Conservatism

William Voegeli, a visiting scholar at Claremont College, in an essay entitled “Liberalism and Civilization” published in The Blue Review takes Waugh as his spokesman for the conservative cause. The Blue Review is a peer-reviewed blog intended to promote the … Continue reading

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Journalists in Literature Surveyed in New Book

In a book to be published tomorrow by Bloomsbury, Dr Sarah Lonsdale, who teaches at the City University London, surveys the role of the journalist in British literature over the period since 1900. The book is entitled The Journalist in British Fiction … Continue reading

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Another Literary Anniversary

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Graham Greene’s death in 1991. There have been several events associated with this anniversary. Perhaps the most ambitious is the BBC’s undertaking to adapt four of Greene’s novels for radio presentations. The most … Continue reading

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Waugh Quotes in Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal publishes a column called “Notable & Quotable” that features quotations worth further contemplation. The latest issue contains a quote from a letter Waugh sent to Thomas Merton in August 1948 advising him on how to improve … Continue reading

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