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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 keeping with displays on the Evelyn Waugh Centenary convention at Hertford collage, Oxford, in 2003. There are twelve diversified essays via authors from a number of nations, together with Australia, Canada, Russia, the uk, and the us. The essays conceal a variety of fabric, from Waugh's early novel Black Mischief (1932) to his final go back and forth booklet, A vacationer in Africa (1960). as well as essays on recognized novels corresponding to Scoop (1938), Brideshead Revisited (1945), and Helena (1950), the gathering contains papers on Waugh's library, his altering belief of Oxford, his writing approximately spiritual conversion, and his function within the British evacuation of Crete in 1941. The authors strategy Waugh and his paintings in quite a few methods, and cutting edge essays discover sovereignty, post-colonialism, and variation for radio. participants: 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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