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Joseph Epstein Reviews Waugh

Veteran US essayist, short-story writer and former editor of The American Scholar, Joseph Epstein, has written a review of Philip Eade’s biography of Evelyn Waugh. This appears in the latest issue of the Claremont Review of Books and is as … Continue reading

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Don’t Call Me Evie

In an article in the latest Weekly Standard, essayist and frequent contributor Mr Joseph Epstein complains of the current habit of addressing complete strangers by their first names. He cites as an annoying example a recent reply email from the … 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: “Humility is not a virtue propitious to the artist. It is often … Continue reading

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