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Conservative journalist Matthew Walther in the news magazine The Week has written an essay in which he defines what he considers to be a relatively new phenomenon: the Evelyn Waugh fanatic. (See previous posts.) It is worth noting that he … Continue reading
In a review of the recent collection of articles Ronald Knox, A Man for All Seasons (see earlier post), Washington journalist Matthew Walther declares Knox to be the greatest English prose stylist of his time (P G Wodehouse excepted). Several … Continue reading
Earlier this week Prof Alan Jacobs of Baylor University in Waco, TX posted a brief article on his weblog in which he distilled most of the negative views of Evelyn Waugh into a few paragraphs. These include Waugh’s allegedly callous attitude … Continue reading
The neoconservative internet newspaper The Washington Free Beacon has posted an essay by journalist Matthew Walther on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Waugh’s death. This is entitled “Naughty Boy,” somewhat reminiscent of Ludovic’s conversations with his new puppy … Continue reading