By Donat Gallagher,Ann Pasternak Slater,John Howard Wilson,Baron Alder,Peter G. Christensen,Robert Murray Davis,D. Marcel DeCoste,Patrick Denman Flanery,Irina Kabanova,Dan S. Kostopulos,Lewis MacLeod,John W. Mahon,Richard W. Oram

A Handful of Mischief: New Essays on Evelyn Waugh is a set of essays in accordance with displays on the Evelyn Waugh Centenary convention at Hertford collage, Oxford, in 2003. There are twelve assorted essays by way of authors from numerous international locations, together with Australia, Canada, Russia, the uk, and the USA. The essays conceal a variety of fabric, from Waugh's early novel Black Mischief (1932) to his final commute e-book, A vacationer in Africa (1960). as well as essays on recognized novels corresponding to Scoop (1938), Brideshead Revisited (1945), and Helena (1950), the gathering comprises papers on Waugh's library, his altering perception of Oxford, his writing approximately spiritual conversion, and his function within the British evacuation of Crete in 1941. The authors procedure Waugh and his paintings in a number of methods, and cutting edge essays discover sovereignty, post-colonialism, and version for radio. members: Baron Alder, Peter G. Christensen, Robert Murray Davis, Marcel DeCoste, Patrick Denman Flanery, Donat Gallagher, Irina Kabanova, Dan S. Kostopulos, Lewis MacLeod, John W. Mahon, Richard W. Oram, Ann Pasternak Slater, John Howard Wilson.

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