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Tag Archives: Crisis magazine
Roundup: From MoI to Antifa
–University of London has posted a history of Senate House, a large modern building on its campus near the British Museum. It housed the Ministry of Information (“MoI”) during WWII. Waugh features in the discussion: Literary descriptions of Senate House … Continue reading
Posted in Bibliophilia, Black Mischief, Brideshead Revisited, Put Out More Flags, Scoop, Short Stories, Unconditional Surrender/The End of the Battle, Vile Bodies Tagged Crisis magazine, Daily Telegraph, Julian Barnes, The Spectator, University of London Comments Off on Roundup: From MoI to Antifa
Mother’s Day Roundup
–Nicholas Lezard writing in the New Statesman calls on Basil Seal to explain why asparagus (now coming into season in northerly climates) is the most sexy vegetable: … like all things sexy, it trembles on the edge of exploitation. In … Continue reading
Posted in A Handful of Dust, Brideshead Revisited, Essays, Articles & Reviews, Newspapers, Oxford, Put Out More Flags, Translations Tagged Asparagus, Bloomsbury Academic, Crisis magazine, New Statesman, The Oxford Student, TLS Comments Off on Mother’s Day Roundup
Waugh’s Signature, Favorite Dublin Pub, Lost in Translation, Etc.
–Duncan McLaren has posted a short note on Waugh’s change in his signature at an early stage in his career. This is posted on his website under WAUGH BITES. McLaren is able to triangulate that change in the early 1930’s … Continue reading
Posted in Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh, Newspapers, Radio Programs, Scoop Tagged BBC, Crisis magazine, Dincan McLaren, Dublin pubs Comments Off on Waugh’s Signature, Favorite Dublin Pub, Lost in Translation, Etc.
Waugh and Death
In a recent issue of The American Scholar, an article by Sudip Bose notes a connection between Evelyn Waugh and Igor Stravinsky’s Requiem Canticles. This was a late compositon that was played at Stravinsky’s own 1971 funeral in Venice. He … Continue reading
Posted in Evelyn Waugh, Newspapers, Sword of Honour, The Loved One Tagged Crisis magazine, Igor Stravinsky, Mail on Sunday, Peter Hitchens, The American Scholar Comments Off on Waugh and Death
Review of Helena in Roman Catholic Journal
The Roman Catholic online journal Crisis Magazine, published by the Sophia Institute Press, has posted a retrospective review of Waugh’s 1950 historical novel Helena, possibly his least read work of book-length fiction. The review is entitled “A Catholic Satirist at Work” … Continue reading
Posted in Catholicism, Helena Tagged Crisis magazine, Michael de Sapio Comments Off on Review of Helena in Roman Catholic Journal
Brideshead Reviewed in Cambridge and Elsewhere
Brideshead Revisited opened its run at the Cambridge Arts Theatre yesterday and is reviewed today in the Cambridge News. In the review, by Lydia Fallon, she finds herself really wanting to love [the] play, but then leaving the theatre feeling a … Continue reading
Posted in Adaptations, Brideshead Revisited, Catholicism Tagged Cambridge News, Crisis magazine, K.E. Colombini, Lydia Fallon Comments Off on Brideshead Reviewed in Cambridge and Elsewhere
Evelyn Waugh and the Resolute Old Lady
In an article in Crisis magazine, Professor Regis Martin from a Roman Catholic college in Ohio is reminded of Waugh as he conducts a group of his students around Europe. This occurs as they are about to visit a church in the outskirts of Vienna … Continue reading
Posted in Catholicism, Essays, Articles & Reviews, Helena, The Holy Places Tagged Crisis magazine, Prof. Regis Martin Comments Off on Evelyn Waugh and the Resolute Old Lady