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Published .
Written in English

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  • Waugh, Evelyn, -- 1903-1966.

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ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of English and History.
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Open LibraryOL13829954M

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  Waugh wrote travel books, novels, and biographies; he worked as a journalist and a reviewer of books. He writes the “Sword of Honour” series, as well as many other books. The “Sword of Honour” series is about Guy Crouchback, who tires to serve his country in World War Two and is based on Evelyn’s own experience at that time. Although he s best known for Brideshead Revisited, his melancholy look back at the twilight of the English aristocracy, it's Evelyn Waugh s genius for satire that truly distinguishes acid wit and relentless drive to uncover hypocrisy and pretension make him a writer whose sweet way with words is equally matched by his powerful, almost bitter satires of modern culture. When the Going Was GoodBetween and Evelyn Waugh travelled widely and wrote four books about his this collection he writes, with his customary wit and perception, about a cruise around the Mediterranean; a train trip from Djibouti to Abyssinia to attend Emperor Haile Selassie's coronation in ; his travels in Aden, Zanzibar, Kenya and . 25 rows  Evelyn Waugh -- the complete book list (23 books) (1 series). Browse author .

Despite the fact that Brideshead Revisited-- which introduces the "later" or "serious" Evelyn Waugh -- has sold many more copies in the United States than all of Waugh's other books . British. Description. Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh (; 28 October – 10 April ) was an English writer of novels, biographies, and travel books, and he was also a prolific journalist and book reviewer. His most famous works include the early satires Decline and Fall () and A Handful of Dust (), the novel Brideshead Revisited (), and the Second World War .   The early novels of Evelyn Waugh are characterized by a severe economy of style and structure, an abbreviated form of literary expression that has been given the name "minimalism."(1) The purpose of this paper is to outline the dominant features of Waugh's minimalist rhetoric, and to relate these features to certain ideas concerning the nature of satire . Helena-a novel that Evelyn Waugh considered to be his favorite, and most ambitious, work-deftly traverses the forces of corruption, treachery, enlightenment, and political intrigue of Imperial Rome as it brings to life an inspiring heroine.

Evelyn Waugh has books on Goodreads with ratings. Evelyn Waugh’s most popular book is Brideshead Revisited. The early novels of Evelyn Waugh are characterized by a severe economy of style and structure, an abbreviated form of literary expression that has been given the name "minimalism."(1) The purpose of this paper is to outline the dominant features of Waugh's minimalist rhetoric, and to relate these features to certain ideas concerning the nature of satire .   English writer Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh, better known as Evelyn Waugh was an expert satirist as well as an accomplished novelist, short story writer, biographer, and travel was born in London in though he preferred the country lifestyle and was a schoolteacher before he moved on to writing full time.   The best novels: No 60 – Scoop by Evelyn Waugh () Evelyn Waugh’s Fleet Street satire remains sharp, pertinent and memorable Evelyn Waugh: ‘Scoop is a kind of farewell to his.