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The Oldie magazine continues its reposting of Auberon Waugh’s “Rage” columns from its early issues. The latest relates to his thoughts on “Yoof” culture of the 1990s. Here’s a sample: Nothing will be solved by giving them more money, nor … Continue reading
In the current issue of Literary Review, literary critic and novelist D J Taylor reviews the first four volumes of Evelyn Waugh’s Complete Works. The review, entitled “Author of Himself”, manages to be at the same time thorough, scholarly and … Continue reading
The current Literary Review carries a review by Harry Mount of the collected letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor. These were just published in the UK under the title Dashing for the Post. Among Leigh Fermor’s correspondents were several of Waugh’s close … Continue reading
Ian Sansom, novelist and Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Warwick, has reviewed the new Waugh biography in the current Literary Review. He is a bit more upbeat than some of the earlier reviewers: Unexpectedly, yet … Continue reading
A review of two recent books about Evelyn Waugh has become available on the internet, at least in part. The books are In the Picture by Donat Gallagher and Carlos Vilar Flor, both professors of English Literature, and Evelyn! A Rhapsody … Continue reading