Tag Archives: Mark McGinness

Brideshead @ 75: Tablet, Quadrant, Penguin

More commemorations of the Brideshead anniversary have been posted: –Eleanor Doughty writing in The Tablet confesses in her introduction that, despite being a dedicated Waugh fan, she has never liked this particular volume. She surveys other literary journalists and scholars, … Continue reading

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Queen Victoria @ 200

On Queen Victoria’s 200th birthday we should recall that Evelyn Waugh was a keen admirer of all things Victorian, if not necessarily the Queen herself. He wrote several articles dedicated to Victoriana at a time when it was not a … Continue reading

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Waugh: A Review and A Profile

In the latest issue of the Australian literary journal Quadrant, Mark McGinness reviews the first volume of Waugh’s collected journalism in v. 26 (Essays, Articles and Reviews 1922-1934) of OUP’s Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh edited by Prof Donat Gallagher. … Continue reading

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“Tsunami of Waviana”

The Australian magazine Quadrant has a review in its online edition by Mark McGinness of the early volumes of the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh published earlier this week. The article is entitled “Total Waugh.”┬áMcGinness begins with an effort to … Continue reading

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The Fruit of Whispering Glades

The TLS has published an article marking the centenary of the birth of Jessica Mitford, sister of Waugh’s friends Nancy, Diana and Deborah. The story (“Happy 100th Birthday, Decca”) is by Mark McGinness who has also recently written about Waugh … Continue reading

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Eade Biography Reviewed in Antipodes

The new biography of Evelyn Waugh by Philip Eade is reviewed by Mark McGinness in the┬áSydney Morning Herald. After summarizing Waugh’s life as reflected in Eade’s book McGinness concludes: Waugh’s work has and will endure. Leicester University and Oxford University … Continue reading

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Waughs in Magazines

Two recent magazine articles are devoted to Waughs. The current issue of the┬áTablet contains an article entitled “Scoop revisited.” This is┬áby critic and novelist D.J. Taylor and relates to┬áthe 1960 BBC Face-to-Face TV interview that was recently rebroadcast on the … Continue reading

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