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Tag Archives: Durham University
Labor Day Roundup
–Sebastian Payne writing in the Financial Times describes a non-boring dinner party of his own contrivance. The venue will be Riley’s Fish Shack at Tynemouth on the northeast coast of England and the chef will be Adam Riley, apparently owner … Continue reading
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Martin Stannard Lecture at Durham University Next Month (More)
Durham University has posted more details about Martin Stannard’s lecture next month. The topic is Waugh’s visits to the USA in the late 1940s. Here’s a description from the Durham University website: About the lecture By 1947, the year of … Continue reading
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Martin Stannard to Lecture at Durham
Durham University has announced that Martin Stannard, Evelyn Waugh’s biographer and co-executive editor of the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh, will lecture there early next year. His topic will be “Evelyn Waugh, America and Catholicism”. This will probably touch on … Continue reading
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Weekend Roundup of Waviana
An Athens art exhibit has been titled “The Unseen Hook” (Το αόρατο αγκίστρι). The name is taken from Evelyn Waugh’s novel Brideshead Revisited. As explained in an article on a Greek website: The “invisible hook” is what binds us to … Continue reading
Posted in Academia, Art, Photography & Sculpture, Brideshead Revisited, Catholicism, Decline and Fall, Newspapers, Scoop Tagged Alma Gellery/Athens, Durham University, Financial Times, Joe Dunthorne, Matthew Richardson, National Catholic Register, Strategic Culture Foundation Comments Off on Weekend Roundup of Waviana
Waugh Seminar at Durham University
The Department of English Studies at Durham University has issued the details of a seminar later this week on the works of Evelyn Waugh: Join the next Inventions of the Text seminar, where Dr Jason Harding will do something that one … Continue reading
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Waugh Named Author of the Week
A Durham University based weblog (The Bubble) has named Waugh its “Author of the Week.” Here’s an excerpt from their supporting statement: Waugh’s education in Oxford fostered a deep love of country house society which influenced many of his novels, the … Continue reading
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Public lecture on EW by Alexander Waugh: Durham University, March 19, 7 p.m.
Alexander Waugh, grandson of Evelyn and son of Auberon, will give a public lecture, A Word or Two About Evelyn Waugh, at 7 p.m. tomorrow, March 19, at Durham University. Additional details at the link above. Audio recordings of past … Continue reading
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