Brideshead & Beyond: The Genius of Evelyn Waugh

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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Joseph Pearce
Joseph Pearce is a Catholic author and biographer who has written about subjects as various as GK Chesterton, economics, and Shakespeare. His latest book, Race with the Devil, chronicles his conversion from racial hatred to Catholicism. He is also the Director of the Center for Faith & Culture and Writer-in-Residence at Aquinas College in Nashville as well as the editor of St. Austin Review.

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