The Life of Evelyn Waugh: A Critical Biography

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Wiley, Nov 28, 2001 - Literary Criticism - 456 pages
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He has written a masterful biography, rich in enlivened critical detail, which more than any other study of Waugh to date, works to redress the bias against its subject that is so representative of Stannard's major two-volume account.

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User Review  - Adam DeVille, Ph.D. - Goodreads

Easily and deservedly THE best biography of Waugh ever written--of that there is no contest. I read this as soon as it was published, and have re-read it probably a dozen times. Immensely learned ... Read full review

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Douglas Lane Patey is Professor of English at Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts. His previous books include Probability and Literary Form: Philosophic Theory and Literary Practice in the Augustan Age (1984). He is the author of numerous essays on eighteenth-century and philosophical subjects.

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