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Some Waugh-Themed Entertainments
–Merton College, Oxford and the Lennox Berkeley Society have announced an afternoon program of lecture and music: “To celebrate Lennox Berkeley’s four years as an undergraduate at Merton (1922–6), and to mark the thirtieth anniversary of his death.” This will … Continue reading
Posted in Academia, Adaptations, Brideshead Revisited, Events, Oxford, Theater Tagged Brideshead Obliterated, Dixon Place, Elise LeBreton, Lennox Berkeley Society, Selina Hastings, The Scarlet Woman Comments Off on Some Waugh-Themed Entertainments
Terence Greenidge and Degenerate Oxford?
Peter Harrington Booksellers in London are listing a copy of the 1930 book by Terence Greenidge entitled Degenerate Oxford? A Critical Study of Modern University Life. He is also credited with several later books in his Wikipedia entry, including fiction, poetry … Continue reading
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Roundup: Waugh in Publishing
Amazon is offering a new book by London-based playwright and singer-songwriter Roy Smiles. This is entitled Waugh in Winter and is the text of a play which is built around Waugh’s persona. According to the book description: Waugh in Winter … Continue reading
Posted in A Handful of Dust, Books about Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited, Diaries, Men at Arms, Scoop, The Loved One Tagged Chicago Review Press, Dans le manoir aux livres, Editions Robert Laffont, Elsa Lanchester, Irish Times, Roy Smiles, The Scarlet Woman, Town and Country Comments Off on Roundup: Waugh in Publishing
Waugh’s Oxford Reviewed in Times; “The Scarlet Woman” Online
The Times is the first paper to review the new book Evelyn Waugh’s Oxford to be published by the Bodleian Library later this month. The book is by Dr Barbara Cooke who is Co-Executive Editor of OUP’s Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh … Continue reading
Posted in Academia, Books about Evelyn Waugh, Complete Works, Festivals, Newspapers, Oxford Tagged British Film Institute, Dr. Barbara Cooke, James Marriott, Oxford Literary Festival, The Scarlet Woman, The Times Comments Off on Waugh’s Oxford Reviewed in Times; “The Scarlet Woman” Online
Two Openings and a Debut
A Waugh quote opens an article in the South China Morning Post about Djibouti: Not that long ago, Djibouti was known for little more than French legionnaires, atrocious heat and being at the other end of a railway line to … Continue reading
Posted in A Little Learning, Brideshead Revisited, Diaries, Hampstead, Newspapers, Remote People Tagged Djibouti, Elsa Lanchester, Risk.net, Running Past, SCMP, The Scarlet Woman Comments Off on Two Openings and a Debut