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Waugh, The Revisionist

The latest edition of Commonweal magazine has an essay by veteran Waugh scholar Robert Murray Davis. This is entitled “‘Brideshead’ Revisited and Revised: The Mixed Reception of Waugh’s Most Famous Novel.” In this, he traces the critical reception of Brideshead … Continue reading

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Autumn Issue of Society Journal

The Autumn 2017 issue of the society’s journal (Evelyn Waugh Studies, No. 48.2) has been issued. The contents are posted below. The complete issue will be posted on the internet later this week: ARTICLES Paul Pennyfeather and the Victorian Governess: … Continue reading

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Huntington Waugh Conference Reviewed

Veteran Waugh scholar Robert Murray Davis has written an assessment of the recent Evelyn Waugh Conference at the Huntington Library in Pasadena, California. This is posted on the University of Leicester’s internet site: The symposium can’t be compared to previous … Continue reading

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Latest Evelyn Waugh Studies Available

The latest issue of the society’s journal Evelyn Waugh Studies has been issued. This is No. 48.1 (Spring 2017) and is available at this link. The contents are set out below: ARTICLES Et in Chatsworth Ego? by Peter J. Comerford Guy’s … Continue reading

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Review of The Loved One DVD

A Connecticut-based newspaper weblog contains a feature-length article that is essentially a review of the DVD of the 1965 film based on Waugh’s novella, The Loved One (1948). The review concludes that the film begins well with the early scenes satirizing … Continue reading

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