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Roundup: Mostly Books

—The Times has an article describing a re-reading of Henry Green’s peculiar 1939 novel Party Going. This is by Claire Alltree and opens with this: I think of Henry GreenÔÇÖs 1939 novel every time I walk across Victoria station, which … Continue reading

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Brideshead and Loving (More)

Duncan McLaren has just posted an interesting comparison between the two 1945 novels: Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited and Henry Green’s Loving. This is quite different from the shorter Daily Telegraph article reported in a previous post. Duncan presents the comparison as … Continue reading

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Three Country Houses in the Telegraph

Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Rupert Christiansen describes three post war novels that each celebrated the English country house in a different way. The first was Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited. According to Christiansen: …its reception was largely enthusiastic and its sales … Continue reading

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Henry Green, Enthusiasms, Tammy Faye, and Clarissa

The attempted revival of Henry Green’s works and reputation marches ever onward. The latest contribution is an article by Dominic Green (no likely relationship since Henry’s family name was Yorke) in the New Criterion. Green makes the case that Yorke … Continue reading

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Henry Green’s Dead White Goose

The New York Review of Books’ revival of the works of Henry Green is nearing its completion later this month. They will publish Nothing and Doting next week followed by the reissuance of Concluding by New Directions on 31 October. … Continue reading

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Alan Hollinghurst on Henry Green (and Evelyn Waugh)

Novelist Alan Hollinghurst has reviewed several of Henry Green’s novels (the first six, I believe) in New York Review of Books. This is in connection with the republication of Green’s books by the NYRB’s book subsidiary. In addition to the … Continue reading

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Powell Society Papers Include Two about Waugh

The Anthony Powell Society┬áhas recently published the Proceedings of its 2016 Conference in York. There are two papers in this collection that relate directly to the writings of Evelyn Waugh. The titles and abstracts of these papers are set forth … Continue reading

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General Election, Water Voles, and Nothing

A local news website in Kent has introduced Evelyn Waugh as an issue in the ongoing UK General Election. Kent Online┬áhas compiled a list of candidates for the seat in the Folkestone and Hythe constituency, with a thumbnail sketch provided … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh, Henry Green and Living

Novelist Adam Thirlwell has written an article in The Nation on Henry Green’s┬áearly novel Living (1929), citing, inter alia, the importance of Evelyn Waugh to the novel’s success: [Green]┬áhad written one of the most radical novels of his era. It … Continue reading

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Henry Green (More)

There has been more activity on the internet relating to the Henry Green revival. See earlier post. A blogger posting on┬ácakesordeathsite.com┬áhas written a three-part article with illustrations that surveys most of Green’s books. He makes an interesting comparison with one … Continue reading

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