Tag Archives: American Spectator

Roundup: Schoolmaster Novelists

–Literary biographer Jeffrey Meyers writing in TheArticle.com describes the early 20th Century school teaching careers of four English novelists. Here are the opening paragraphs: Aspiring writers have often tried their hand at teaching.  They have usually assumed that it would … Continue reading

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Conversion Anniversary

The American Spectator, a conservative journal, has an article by Tom Raabe marking the 90th anniversary of Evelyn Waugh’s conversion to Roman Catholicism on 29 September 1930. Raabe remarks that, at first, the conversion did not have much impact on … Continue reading

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Promotion Begins for US Broadcast of Decline and Fall

Several internet sites that track TV streaming services have noted Acorn TV’s offering of the BBC adaptation of Decline and Fall. This will begin on May 15. The most interesting is a review on the website TV Equals by P … Continue reading

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