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ISBN 10: 0773504079 / ISBN 13: 9780773504073
Verlag: McGill-Queen's University Press, Kingston and Montreal, 1983
Gebraucht Zustand: Good copy. Softcover
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Contents: 1). Vocation. 2). God and taste. 3). The artist. 4). The man and the critics. 5). Decline and fall. 6). Vile bodies. 7). Black mischief. 8). A handful of dust. 9). Scoop. 10). Work suspended. 11). Put out more flags. 12). Brideshead revisited. 13). Scott-King's modern Europe. 14). The loved one, 15). Helena. 16). Love among the ruins. 17). The war trology: introduction. 18). Man at arms. 19). Officers and gentlemen. 20). Unconditional surrender. 21). The ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold. 22). Epilogue. With textual note, notes and index. XV + 334 pag. Size: 23cmx15cm. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 010791

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Verlag: McGill-Queen's University Press, Kingston and Montreal

Erscheinungsdatum: 1983

Einband: Paperback

Zustand:Good copy.

Auflage: 1st edition in paperback.

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This study of the life and works of Evelyn Waugh traces the novelist's pursuit of his vocation and his long retreat from a world which he came to regard as a spiritual dungeon. Jeffrey Heath explores the paradoxical elements in Waugh's career: his quest for a refuge itself proved to be a prison and his devotion to the Augustan graces was accompanied by a lasting attraction to a Dionysiac age without restratint. The deep cleft in Waugh's nature imbued his art with the characteristic quirky complexity which has fascinated many readers, but it left him a choleric and melancholy man who never fully accepted his calling as a writer.

About the Author:

Jeffrey Heath teaches English at Victoria College, University of Toronto.

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