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Waugh and Chesterton

The Italian religious website¬†Radio Spada¬†has posted an essay by Luca Fumagalli entitled¬†‚ÄúChesterton e Waugh: ridere per non dimenticare‚Äú, ¬†roughly ‚ÄúChesterton and Waugh: laughing¬†so as not to forget.‚ÄĚ The article notes that Waugh and Chesterton had little to connect them as … Continue reading

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Waugh and Chesterton Lecture on YouTube

A video lecture¬†on the theme of “G K¬†Chesterton and Evelyn Waugh” is posted on YouTube. This was delivered at the 35th conference of the American Chesterton Society convened in 2016 at Slippery Rock State University in Pennsylvania. It was written … Continue reading

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Waugh in the Blogosphere

Several bloggers, especially those with a religious theme, make fairly regular mentions of Waugh and his works. Yesterday, a blogger who specializes in Eastern Christianity posted a review of Waugh’s novel Helena on the day that the Church commemorates¬†the Invention … Continue reading

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Waugh Out of Context

Writer Joseph Epstein in the latest issue of ¬†Commentary¬†magazine reviews¬†Richard Bradford’s book Literary Rivals. The article entitled, “‘You Stink’, He Explained”, opens with a quote from Evelyn Waugh: ‚ÄúHumility is not a virtue propitious to the artist. It is often … Continue reading

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Waugh on Politics

Athough Evelyn Waugh professed no interest in party politics and asserted that he never voted, he has been cited¬†several times recently in political articles. In a¬†Weekly Standard article earlier this month on the unfortunate politics of the British Royal family … Continue reading

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Waugh’s 1949 Minnesota Lecture

A newspaper¬†article describing Waugh’s 1949 lecture at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, has been reprinted in full in the latest issue of Writing in the Margins¬†(Spring 2015), the journal of the University’s English Department. This was … Continue reading

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