A Handful of Mischief: New Essays on Evelyn Waugh by Donat Gallagher,Ann Pasternak Slater,John Howard

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 line with displays on the Evelyn Waugh Centenary convention at Hertford university, Oxford, in 2003. There are twelve assorted essays by means of authors from quite a few nations, 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 ebook, A vacationer in Africa (1960). as well as essays on famous novels comparable to Scoop (1938), Brideshead Revisited (1945), and Helena (1950), the gathering contains papers on Waugh's library, his altering notion of Oxford, his writing approximately non secular conversion, and his function within the British evacuation of Crete in 1941. The authors process Waugh and his paintings in quite a few methods, and cutting edge essays discover sovereignty, post-colonialism, and edition 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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