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The literary agency Curtis Brown has posted a notice regarding one of their clients who is working on a new theatrical play that will be of interest to our readers: Sophie Swithinbank is a London based playwright. Her play, Bacon, won … Continue reading
A panel has been announced for the Literary Leicester Festival on the subject “Remembering Alexander Chancellor (1940-2017).” He was editor and contributor to several journals, including most notably The Spectator. The panel will he chaired by Alexander Waugh, his son-in-law … Continue reading
The University of Leicester has advertised for applicants to fill its position of Research Project Officer for its ongoing project to edit and publish (through OUP) the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh. This is a part time position (approx. 20 … Continue reading
The University of Leicester which is hosting the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project has issued a detailed Press Release about the publication of the first five volumes. The launch of the project is scheduled for later this week. Much … Continue reading
The University of Leicester has announced the details of the first in what will be of a series of events to mark the 50th anniversary of Evelyn Waugh’s death in 1966. These include a monthly book group session starting on Monday 18 January. This will … Continue reading
The University of Leicester has announced a lecture by Alexander Waugh on Evelyn Waugh’s views on the English country house, with particular reference to his own house, Combe Florey, in Somerset. The talk is open to the public (£3 admission) … Continue reading
The final volume of the complete works of novelist P.G.Wodehouse has been issued. This brings to closure a 15 year project of publisher Everyman’s Library. For the first time all 99 of Wodehouse’s books are in print from a single … Continue reading
From the Arts & Humanities Research Council’s news pages: It’s been just over a year since work began on the first ever Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh. Together with Oxford University Press and the Waugh family, the project has been … Continue reading
The Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project at the University of Leicester has launched a new website. Its Resources page is particularly useful. The project blog can be found here.