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Tag Archives: Marcel Proust
Roundup: Oxford, Metro-Land and Commandos
—The Times has a review of the recent book about Waugh and the Oxford-based Hypocrites Club, entitled Hellfire. See previous posts. This is reviewed by Daisy Dunn who opens with a well written summary of some of the book’s high … Continue reading
Posted in Anniversaries, Decline and Fall, Newspapers, Oxford, Television Programs, World War II Tagged BBC, Commandos, Financial Times, Marcel Proust, Metro-Land, The Imaginative Conservative, The Times newspaper Comments Off on Roundup: Oxford, Metro-Land and Commandos
Roundup: Baby Jungman, Proust, Japan and Zeppelins
–Mark McGinness has written an obituary of Desmond Guinness for the Australian literary magazine Quadrant. In this he adds another Waugh connection not mentioned in the English and Irish papers. See previous post. After his marriage to his first wife … Continue reading
Posted in A Little Learning, Complete Works, Diaries, Men at Arms, Newspapers Tagged Desmond Guinness, Marcel Proust, Quadrant, Radio Times, Standpoint, Taichi Koyama, The Sinpapore Grip, WeaponsandWarfare.com Comments Off on Roundup: Baby Jungman, Proust, Japan and Zeppelins
Roundup: The Walrus and the Waugh Scholars
–Duncan McLaren has added a new article to his Evelyn Waugh website relating to three of the first volumes of the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh: Precocious Waughs (v.30), Essays, Articles and Reviews 1922-1934 (v.26), and A Little Learning (v.19). He … Continue reading
Posted in A Little Learning, Complete Works, Diaries, Essays, Articles & Reviews, Letters, Newspapers, Work Suspended Tagged Catholic Herald, Duncan McLaren, Literary Hub, Marcel Proust, The Tatler Comments Off on Roundup: The Walrus and the Waugh Scholars
Bastille Day Roundup
With the French celebrating their National Day and their World Cup victory this past weekend, our latest roundup is dedicated to them. Appropriately enough, our first entry relates to France. –In the weblog Literary Hub, Emily Temple admits that most writers … Continue reading
Posted in Auberon Waugh, Brideshead Revisited, Helena, Letters, Newspapers, Radio Programs Tagged Anecdotal Evidence, BBC, Countess of Carnarvon, Downton Abbey, Literary Hub, Marcel Proust, Nigeness Comments Off on Bastille Day Roundup
Waugh and Proust: A Handful de Chez Quoi ?
A brief letter in this week’s TLS raises several interesting points about Waugh’s understanding of Marcel Proust’s A la Recherche du Temps Perdu. This is from Dorothy McMillan at the University of Glasgow: Sir, – As your correspondents have shown … Continue reading
Posted in A Handful of Dust, Academia, Evelyn Waugh, Newspapers, Scoop Tagged Dorothy MacMillan, Marcel Proust, Tatler Lady Kinvara Balfour, The Hill, TLS Comments Off on Waugh and Proust: A Handful de Chez Quoi ?