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Brideshead revisited / Evelyn Waugh ; with an introduction by Frank Kermode

By: Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966
Material type: TextTextSeries: Everyman's library ; 172Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1993Description: xxxvii, 315 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 0679423001 (acidfree paper); 9780679423003 (acidfree paper)Subject(s): Upper class families -- Fiction | Male friendship -- Fiction | Catholics -- Fiction | England -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fictionDDC classification: 823.912 LOC classification: PR6045.A97 | B7 1993Dissertation note: Evelyn Waugh’s most celebrated novel is a memory drama about the intense entanglement of the narrator, Charles Ryder, with a great Anglo-Catholic family. Written during World War II, the novel mourns the passing of the aristocratic world Waugh knew in his youth and vividly recalls the sensuous pleasures denied him by wartime austerities; in so doing it also provides a profound study of the conflict between the demands of religion and the desires of the flesh Summary: Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder, and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
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Evelyn Waugh’s most celebrated novel is a memory drama about the intense entanglement of the narrator, Charles Ryder, with a great Anglo-Catholic family. Written during World War II, the novel mourns the passing of the aristocratic world Waugh knew in his youth and vividly recalls the sensuous pleasures denied him by wartime austerities; in so doing it also provides a profound study of the conflict between the demands of religion and the desires of the flesh

Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder, and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates

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