Tag Archives: Eve Tushnet

Virginia Troy: A Champagne Flute with an Iron Spine

An essay by Washington-based writer Eve Tushnet has been posted on the website of the conservative think tank Russell Kirk Center. This is entitled: “Champagne Flute with an Iron Spine: Dystopia and Providence in Five Novels.” ┬áHer topic is five … Continue reading

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Guy Fawkes Night Roundup

As we approach Guy Fawkes Night in the UK, here is a miscellaneous gathering of Evelyn Waugh news items: –A new book by Antonia Fraser may have some relevance to Guy Fawkes Night (at least in exploring the “aggressive” roots … Continue reading

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“Two Lives” Reviewed

Waugh’s biographies of two Roman Catholic priests (Edmund Campion and Ronald Knox) were published as a single┬ávolume entitled Two Lives in 2002. A paperback edition was issued in 2005. Both editions were┬ápublished by Continuum International Publishing, an independent academic press … Continue reading

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Debut Comic Novel Likened to Waugh

The American Conservative magazine carries a review by Chris R. Morgan in its digital edition of a first novel that he┬ácompares favorably with Evelyn Waugh’s own debut: In the annals of comic writing, fewer debuts are seemingly as auspicious as … Continue reading

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