Category Archives: Research

Barford House Revisited (Not Quite)

Duncan McLaren has posted his report on his visit to Barford House in Warwickshire following his trip to Piers Court. This was the house where Alastair Graham and his family lived and where Waugh made many visits even after Alastair … Continue reading

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Waugh and Albatross

Naomi Milthorpe, the editor of the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh volume of Black Mischief, has posted a report of her research at the Harry Ransom Center (University of Texas). This is on the University of Leicester staffblog and relates to … Continue reading

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Oxford College Announces Waugh Thesis

Linacre College, Oxford has announced a DPhil thesis by one of its students. The title is “Evelyn Waugh: Travel Writing and Politics” and its author is Roger Irwin, a postgraduate student. The college is a postwar foundation, and its students … Continue reading

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English Writers in Mexico

A link to an article on English writers in Mexico has been posted on the internet by ProQuest. This was written by Simon Carnell and appeared in 2015 over several issues of the University of Manchester’s journal PN Review. It … Continue reading

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Russian Article on Waugh Available Online

Waugh scholar Irina Kabanova has written an article entitled “Evelyn Waugh and the USA”. This was published in December 2016 in the Russian language journal Literatura Dvukh Amerik (Literature of the Two Americas). It is now available online at this … Continue reading

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University of Leicester Seeks Research Manager for CWW Project

The University of Leicester has advertised for applicants to fill its position of Research Project Officer for its ongoing project to edit and publish (through OUP) the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh. This is a part time position (approx. 20 … Continue reading

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Martin D’Arcy and Alec Waugh Archives Described

There are recent postings relating to the UK archives holding the papers of Fr Martin D’Arcy and Alec Waugh. Fr D’Arcy’s archives are discussed in an article on the Jesuits in Britain website: The collection contains letters from over 700 different … Continue reading

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Wodehouse Redeemed

Today’s Observer has a story by Robert McCrum attributing to an acquisition of the British Library the final act by the British Government in its redemption of the reputation of P G Wodehouse: …The Observer can now reveal that [Wodehouse’s] lifetime of literary … Continue reading

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Recording of UT Waugh Panel Available Online

The University of Texas Faculty Seminar on British Studies has posted a sound recording of last Friday’s panel discussion in Austin on the subject of Waugh’s travels in America. It is available online. At the bottom of the lecture description click … Continue reading

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Complete Works Event at Literary Leicester Festival, Nov. 12

From the Arts & Humanities Research Council’s news pages: It’s been just over a year since work began on the first ever Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh. Together with Oxford University Press and the Waugh family, the project has been … Continue reading

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