Tag Archives: New York Public Library

Armistice Day Roundup

— Fr John Hunwicke posting on his website addresses literary works related to the commemoration of Armistice Day (Remembrance Sunday in the UK): As far as WW2 is concerned, I often think about the contrast between two great fictional literary … Continue reading

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Waugh Events Announced

There will be a panel on Evelyn Waugh at the Blenheim Palace Festival of Literature, Film & Music in October. This will consist of Paula Byrne, Alex Preston and Justine Picardie who will discuss the life and loves of Evelyn Waugh … Continue reading

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A Week of Waugh

A review of the preceding week’s online press and blogs turns up several references to Evelyn Waugh. The New York Public Library’s blog contains a short article on the occasion of Waugh birthday, recounting the origins of The Loved One: … Continue reading

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NYPL Picks Famous Literary Breakup Lines

The New York Public Library asked its staff to suggest famous breakup lines from literary sources. This is on the occasion of the anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize awarded to Gone with the Wind where Rhett Butler left Scarlett O’Hara on her doorstep … Continue reading

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NYPL Marks Waugh’s Birthday

The New York Public Library has marked Evelyn Waugh’s upcoming birthday (28 October 1903) with an essay on The Loved One which also compares the Hollywood novels of other writers. The essay is by Meredith Mann who works in the library’s Collection … Continue reading

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