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THIS WEEK: From Bright Young Thing to Last Rites: the Evelyn Waugh Collection

From Bright Young Thing to Last Rites: the Evelyn Waugh Collection


Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 13:00 to 16:00
Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery, University of Leeds
Special Collections at the University of Leeds houses one of the best Evelyn Waugh collections in Europe. To celebrate the opening of the marvellous new Treasures of theBrotherton exhibition space, and to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Waugh’s death, Alexander Waugh, Martin Stannard and Barbara Cooke of the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh Project will be discussing the collection’s gems including the manuscript of Vile Bodies, the only complete Waugh manuscript to still reside in the UK, and rare copies of magazines produced by the author in his youth. Supported by the AHRC.
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Dr Barbara Cooke
Research Associate, 
The Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh
School of English, University of Leicester, 
University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
T: +44 (0) 0116 229 7568