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A Handful of Mischief New Essays on Evelyn Waugh by Gallagher, Donat; Slater, Ann Pasternak; Wilson, John Howard; Alder, Baron; Christensen, Peter G.; Davis, Robert Murray; DeCoste, D. Marcel; Flanery, Patrick Denman; Kabanova, Irina; Kostopulos, Dan S.; MacLeod, Lewis; Mahon, John W.; Oram, Richard W., 9781611470482
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  • ISBN: 9781611470482 | 161147048X
  • Cover: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/18/2011
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A Handful of Mischief: New Essays on Evelyn Waugh is a collection of essays based on presentations at the Evelyn Waugh Centenary Conference at Hertford College, Oxford in 2003. There are twelve different essays by authors from various countries, including Australia, Canada, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The essays cover a wide range of material, from Waugh's early novel Black Mischief (1932) to his last travel book, A Tourist in Africa (1960). In addition to essays on well-known novels such as Scoop (1938), Brideshead Revisited (1945), and Helena (1950), the collection includes papers on more general topics, such as Waugh's library, his changing conception of Oxford, his writing about religious conversion, and his role in the British evacuation of Crete in 1941. The authors approach Waugh and his work in various ways, and there are innovative essays exploring sovereignty, post-colonialism, and adaptation for radio.

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