Evelyn Waugh’s Oxford
Sunday, 18 March 2018
Weston Lecture Theatre
£7 - £12.50
Event sponsored by
English lecturer Dr Barbara Cooke looks at the importance of Oxford to the novelist Evelyn Waugh and how it was portrayed in various forms in his novels.
Cooke looks at the prose and graphic work Waugh produced as an undergraduate, his love for places such as the Botanic Garden, the Oxford Union and The Chequers, and Oxford’s portrayal in works such as Brideshead Revisited and A Little Learning.
Cooke is a lecturer in English at Loughborough University and an editor on the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project.
Presented by the Bodleian Libraries.