Tag Archives: Town & Country

Roundup: Flaubert’s Birth and Hitchens’ Death

–Novelist Julian Barnes has written a rambling retrospective of Flaubert’s career covering all of his books and many of his own and Flaubert’s obsessions. This is on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Flaubert’s birth and is published in … Continue reading

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Roundup: Vagaries and More

–Writing in the TLS, critic and novelist DJ Taylor discusses one genre he discovered he enjoyed during his lockdown reading. He identifies this as the writer’s vagary: What is the writerā€™s vagary? It is the solitary book in a well-known … Continue reading

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Waugh in “Angloliguria”

Massimo Bacigalupo, author of the 2017 book in ItalianĀ Angloliguria: From Byron to Hemingway,Ā has written an article in the Italian newspaper Il Manifesto about a “virtual trip” to three villas in Portofino during this time of lockdown. One of the spots … Continue reading

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Roundup: Satire in a Divisive Age

—The Times last week carried an opinion article by James Marriott in which he welcomed the announcement that the political satire TV series Spitting Image will return to the screen. But he wonders whether, in the current age of divisive … Continue reading

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Town & Country Remembers Waugh

This month 75 years ago Town & Country magazine, based in New York, completed the serial publication of Waugh’s novel Brideshead Revisited with its fourth monthly installment issued in February 1945. This abbreviated version preceded by several months the first … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh Studies (Autumn 2019) Now Available

The latest edition of the society’s journal Evelyn Waugh Studies (Autumn 2019, No. 50.2) is now available. It can be accessed at this link. The contents are set out below: CONTENTS Brideshead Serialized: 75th Anniversary of Publication in Town & … Continue reading

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