Tag Archives: Life Magazine

“American Epoch” Revisited

In an article posted on the weblog, The Just Third Way, Michael Greaney discusses Waugh’s 1949 Life magazine article on the Roman Catholic Church in America. Greaney introduces the subject with a brief reference to several critics of the Church … Continue reading

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Waugh and Two Catholic Novelists

Recent articles in the Roman Catholic literary press have linked Waugh to two largely neglected (in the English speaking world at least) Roman Catholic novelists. The first is an essay by Luca Fumagalli in the Italian-language online journal Radio Spada … Continue reading

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Waugh’s Ash Wednesday in New Orleans

Blogger Amy Welborn, a free-lance writer of books on religious subjects, posted an interesting article yesterday (Ash Wednesday) about Evelyn Waugh’s trips to America in the 1940s. This is on her weblog “Charlotte was Both.” It begins with a quote … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh’s Ash Wednesday in New Orleans

On the occasion of the first day of Lent (or Ash Wednesday) in the Western Christian church, the Jesuit journal America has reprinted a 1955 article about its association with the carnival known in the French speaking world as Mardi … Continue reading

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Waugh’s Article on Catholics in America Quoted

Author and critic Terry Teachout who writes for the Wall Steert Journal and Commentary has posted on his arts news weblog, without comment, a quote from Evelyn Waugh’s 1949 Life Magazine article entitled “The American Epoch in the Catholic Church”: … Continue reading

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Recording of UT Waugh Panel Available Online

The University of Texas Faculty Seminar on British Studies has posted a sound recording of last Friday’s panel discussion in Austin on the subject of Waugh’s travels in America. It is available online. At the bottom of the lecture description click … Continue reading

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The African Epoch

A Georgetown University blogger (Paul Elie, Everything That Rises) was recently reminded of Waugh’s 1949 Life Magazine article “The American Epoch in the Catholic Church” (Essays, Articles and Reviews, p. 377). What called it to his mind was the story that … Continue reading

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