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Evelyn Waugh



Evelyn Arthur St. John Waugh ( HYPERLINK

"" \o "October 28" October 28 ,

HYPERLINK "" \o "1903" 1903 –

HYPERLINK "" \o "April 10" April

10 , HYPERLINK "" \o "1966" 1966 )

was an English HYPERLINK "" \o

"Satirical" satirical HYPERLINK

"" \o "Novelist" novelist ,

brother of HYPERLINK "" \o

"Alec Waugh" Alec Waugh and father of HYPERLINK

"" \o "Auberon Waugh" Auberon

Waugh . He is generally regarded as one the the greatest figures in

English literature in the 20th century.


Early Life


Born in HYPERLINK "" \o "London"

London , Waugh was the son of a noted editor and publisher, HYPERLINK

"" \o

"Arthur Waugh" Arthur Waugh , and was brought up in middle class

circumstances in London. His only brother was the writer HYPERLINK

"" \o "Alec Waugh" Alec Waugh .

He was educated at HYPERLINK

"" \o "Lancing College"

Lancing College , a minor English HYPERLINK

"" \o "Public school" public

school with a High Church Anglican emphasis and then at HYPERLINK

"" \o "Oxford University"

Oxford University ( HYPERLINK

"" \o "Hertford

College, Oxford" Hertford College ), which he left in HYPERLINK

"" \o "1924" 1924 with a third-class

degree. At Oxford, he was known as much for his artwork as his writing,

although he also threw himself into a vigorous social scene populated by

both HYPERLINK "" \o "Aesthetes"

aesthetes and nobility, in which one of the vogues was queerness.

Waugh had at least two gay affairs during this time, (this in addition

to amours with other boys at Lancing), before beginning to date women in

the late 1920s. In HYPERLINK "" \o

"1925" 1925 he taught at a private school in Wales and claims to have

attempted HYPERLINK "" \o

"Suicide" suicide by swimming out to sea (turning back, however, when

stung by a HYPERLINK "" \o

"Jellyfish" jellyfish ). He was also dismissed from another teaching

post for "drunkenness"


He was apprenticed to a cabinet-maker and worked briefly as a

HYPERLINK "" \o "Journalist"

journalist , before he had his first great literary success in 1928 with

his first completed novel, Decline and Fall. Other novels about

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