Tag Archives: Ronald Knox

More Letters

Bonhams the auction house has announced another batch of letters that will be of interest to Waugh enthusiasts. See yesterday’s post. These are letters written to Waugh by Ronald Knox in the period 1944-57. ┬áThey are not in the BL’s … Continue reading

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Opera on Life of Siegfried Sassoon to Debut

The Guardian reports on the debut of an opera based on the life of WWI poet Siegfried Sassoon this weekend at the Garsington Opera in Buckinghamshire. Waugh and Sassoon were contemporaries but not friends, although they were connected through their … Continue reading

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Journals of Alan Pryce-Jones Published

The journals of literary critic and post-war editor of the TLS, Alan Pryce-Jones were published, largely unnoticed, late last year. These cover the years 1926-1939 and are entitled Devoid of Shyness. According to a recent notice in the New Criterion’s … Continue reading

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Waugh’s 1949 Minnesota Lecture

A newspaper┬áarticle describing Waugh’s 1949 lecture at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, has been reprinted in full in the latest issue of Writing in the Margins┬á(Spring 2015), the journal of the University’s English Department. This was … Continue reading

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