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Waugh’s Helena at the Museum of the Bible

A new institution has opened in Washington, DC. This is the Museum of the Bible. It is spread over eight floors of a purpose built structure and is reviewed in the the conservative journal Washington Free Beacon by Micah Meadowcraft. … Continue reading

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Waugh and the Rolling Stones

In the Washington Free Beacon, columnist Matthew Walter reviews the Rolling Stones’ latest album Blue and Lonesome. The review is not favorable. After comparing the new album to the earlier works of the Stones and others, he gets around to … Continue reading

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Collection of Elizabeth Bowen Reviews Published

A substantial collection of the book reviews written by novelist Elizabeth Bowen has been published by Northwestern University Press. It is entitled The Weight of a World of Feeling and is edited by Allan Hepburn, who previously edited a volume of … Continue reading

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Waugh Biography Reviewed in the US Press

Reviews have appeared in two US newspapers of the new biography of Evelyn Waugh by Philip Eade, published earlier this month in the US. In the Wall Street Journal, the book is reviewed by British novelist and journalist Allan Massie. (If … Continue reading

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Another Memorial Essay: Who’s A Naughty Boy, Then?

The neoconservative internet newspaper The Washington Free Beacon has posted an essay by journalist Matthew Walther on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Waugh’s death. This is entitled “Naughty Boy,” somewhat reminiscent of Ludovic’s conversations with his new puppy … Continue reading

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Waugh, Satire and Conservatism

The neoconservative news website Washington Free Beacon considers the source of satire in its review of Christopher Buckley’s latest novel The Relic Master: There’s a line about satire you sometimes hear—a line how all truly great satire, the hilariously brutal stuff, … Continue reading

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