Chip Long, associate professor of International and European Studies at Portland State University, is editing a new edition of Waugh’s "Life of Right Reverend Ronald Knox" (1959) and is chairman of the Evelyn Waugh Society. Barbara Cooke is research associate for the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project at the University of Leicester and is co-editing Waugh’s autobiography, "A Little Learning" (1964).

Evelyn Waugh as Reader, Writer, Collector

Early in his life, the celebrated British writer Evelyn Waugh (1903–1966) thought he’d make furniture for a living; he also studied art. While he ultimately abandoned those paths, his desire to make beautiful things never ceased. Loren and Frances Rothschild’s 2013 gift of their Evelyn Waugh collection made The Huntington … Continue reading