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Waugh, Evelyn 1903-1966

Works: 1,370 works in 7,801 publications in 20 languages and 134,123 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Satire  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  War fiction  Humorous fiction  Historical fiction  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Editor, Interviewee, Illustrator, Contributor, Translator, Correspondent, Compiler, Adapter, Narrator
Classifications: PR6045.A97, 823.912
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Publications about Evelyn Waugh
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Brideshead revisited; the sacred and profane memories of Captain Charles Ryder, a novel by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
399 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 8,240 libraries worldwide
A story about the aristocratic Catholic family of Lord Marchmain, set in the period between World War I and World War II
A handful of dust by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
399 editions published between 1934 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 4,845 libraries worldwide
Laced with cynicism and truth, A Handful of Dust satirizes a certain stratum of English life where all the characters have money, but lack practically every other credential
Decline and fall by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
352 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 3,860 libraries worldwide
An episodic story of the hilarious misadventures of Paul Pennyfeather, whose feckless odyssey begins when he loses his trousers
Scoop by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
293 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,328 libraries worldwide
"Evelyn Waugh was one of literature's great curmudgeons and a scathingly funny satirist. Scoop is a comedy of England's newspaper business of the 1930s and the story of William Boot, a innocent hick from the country who writes careful essays about the habits of the badger. Through a series of accidents and mistaken identity, Boot is hired as a war correspondent for a Fleet Street newspaper. The uncomprehending Boot is sent to the fictional African country of Ishmaelia to cover an expected revolution. Although he has no idea what he is doing and he can't understand the incomprehensible telegrams from his London editors, Boot eventually gets the big story."
Vile bodies by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
289 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,271 libraries worldwide
The comic aspects of London society during the thirties are treated in Waugh's early novel
Men at arms, : a novel by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
172 editions published between 1925 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,714 libraries worldwide
The first book in the author's trilogy about war, religion and politics focuses on Guy Croughback, a 35-year old divorced Catholic, and Apthorpe, an eccentric African. Together they make quite a team
Officers and gentlemen by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
141 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,524 libraries worldwide
Guy Crouchback trains as a commando and joins a special assault team on a mission in Crete
Black mischief by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
257 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,427 libraries worldwide
With a little misguided help from some friends, Black Emperor Seth attempts to modernize the kingdom of Azania, off the African coast. The result is home-made currency, a birth control gala festival, the rightful ruler's demise at his own coronation ceremony, and a good deal more mischief from the wit of satirist Evelyn Waugh
Put out more flags by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
190 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,295 libraries worldwide
What happened to the characters of Decline and Fall (1928) and Vile Bodies (1930) when the Second World War broke out? Put Out More Flags shows them adjusting to the changing social patterns of the times. Some of them play a courageous part; others, like Basil Seal, disclose their incorrigible habit of self-preservation in all possible circumstances
Helena, a novel by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
137 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,856 libraries worldwide
The life of the Empress Helena coincided with the recognition of Christianity as the religion of the Roman Empire. Helena made the historic pilgrimage to Palestine, found pieces of wood from the true cross, and built churches at Bethlehem and Olivet
Edmund Campion by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
144 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,823 libraries worldwide
Hay pocos periodos de la historia de Inglaterra que sean tan atrayentes como el que protagonizó la reina Isabel I. La misma personalidad de la reina promete escenas de poder, intrigas, escenas heroícas y amorosas
The end of the battle by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
25 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 1,765 libraries worldwide
English soldiers on dangerous missions during the World War
The ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold; a conversation piece by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
36 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 1,540 libraries worldwide
Gilbert Pinfold, an English writer suffering from a surfeit of sleeping pills, recounts his hallucinatory experiences while embarked on a boat for Ceylon
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Sound Recording )
93 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,377 libraries worldwide
Brideshead Revisited tells the story of the Marckmain family, as narrated by friend Charles Ryder. Aristocratic, beautiful, and charming, the Marchmains are indeed a symbol of England and her decline; the novel a mirror of the upper-class of the 1920s and the abdication of responsibility in the 1930s
The complete stories of Evelyn Waugh by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,256 libraries worldwide
Stories by a British satirist. In The Man Who Liked Dickens, a man farming in the Amazon saves an explorer, then holds him captive to have him read Dickens to him, while in Out of Depth a magician at a London party sends an annoying guest to the 25th century
The essays, articles, and reviews of Evelyn Waugh by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
21 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 1,220 libraries worldwide
Unconditional surrender by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
125 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,180 libraries worldwide
Guy Crouchback has lost his Halberdier idealism. A desk job in London gives him the chance of reconciliation with his former wife. Then, in Yugoslavia, as a liaison officer with the partisans, he finally becomes aware of the futility of a war he once saw in terms of honour
A little order : a selection from his journalism by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
22 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,153 libraries worldwide
When the going was good by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
91 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and German and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Comprises all that the author wishes to reprint from his four books written between 1929 and 1935: Bachelor abroad, They were still dancing, Ninety-two days and Waugh in Abyssinia. -- From preface
The letters of Evelyn Waugh by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
30 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Evelyn Waugh was the last of the great letter-writers and his witty, elegant correspondence to a wide circle of friends contains more than a touch of malice. In the 1920s Waugh wrote to a schoolfriend about his undergraduate escapades at Oxford and the Harold Acton and Henry Green of his unhappy jobs, his literary plans and the break-up of his first marriage. In the 1930s his boisterous letters recount his successes, social life and travels in South America. During the war, writing to his second wife, Laura Herbert, he revealed the strength of his love for her more vividly than has appeared elsewhere. He was inspired by Ann Fleming, Lady Diana Cooper and Nancy Mitford. Politics are rarely mentioned and he discusses writing only with someone he recognises as an equal, like Graham Greene. His deeply felt religious beliefs are expressed to John Betjeman. But Waugh's main concern is to amuse - and in this he is triumphantly successful
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Evelin Vo
Evelyn Waugh anglický spisovatel
Evelyn Waugh britischer Schriftsteller
Evelyn Waugh British writer
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Evelyn Waugh écrivain britannique
Evelyn Waugh escriptor britànic
Evelyn Waugh escritor británico
Evelyn Waugh scrittore britannico
Evelyn Waugh Suurbritannia kirjanik
Saint John, Arthur 1903-1966
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