Brideshead & Beyond: The Genius of Evelyn Waugh

The new issue of the St. Austin Review is hot off the press! Highlights:

  • Joseph Pearce admires “the genius of Evelyn Waugh”.
  • John Beaumont surveys “the conversion and post-conversion of Evelyn Waugh”.
  • Daniel Frampton is “in search of sanctity” in comparing Evelyn Waugh and Roy Campbell.
  • Aaron Urbanczyk sees “the dark side of literary encounter in Evelyn Waugh’s A Handful of Dust”.
  • Annesley Anderson feels the “twitch upon the thread” and finds “grace in Brideshead Revisited”.
  • Deirdre Murphy discovers “vocation, redemption and hope in Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited and The End of the Battle”.
  • Fr. Dwight Longenecker finds in Brideshead “a fairy-tale revisited”.
  • Richard Marcantonio admires “the gospel according to Caravaggio”.
  • Igor V. Babailov hails “the resurrection of realism”.
  • K. V. Turley finds in the film 1945 “the clash of civilizations on and off screen”.
  • Donald DeMarco sings the praises of Chopin.
  • Fr. Benedict Kiely sees Christian martyrs as a “cloud of witnesses”.
  • Kevin O’Brien meditates upon “the making of self-made men”.
  • Greg Peters reviews Building the Benedict Option (Libresco).
  • Debra Stellato reviews Fill These Hearts: God, Sex, and the Universal Longing (West).
  • Stephen Tomlinson reviews On the Principles of Taxing Beer & Other Essays (Schall).
  • Robert Asch reviews Passionate Attitudes: The English Decadence of the 1890s (Sturgis).
  • Kenneth Colston reviews The Poor Old Liberal Arts (Gannon).
  • Carl Hasler reviews Ten Battles Every Catholic Should Know (Greaney).
  • Virginia Sullivan reviews Reaching Forever (Kolin).
  • Plus new poetry by Gabrielle Braud, Philip C. Kolin, Fr. Dwight Longenecker and Michael Williams.

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