Waugh

/waw/, n.
1. Alec (Alexander Raban), 1898-1981, English novelist, traveler, and lecturer (son of Arthur, brother of Evelyn).
2. Arthur, 1866-1943, English literary critic, publisher, and editor (father of Alec and Evelyn).
3. Evelyn (Arthur St. John), 1903-66, English novelist, satirist, biographer, and author of books on travel (son of Arthur, brother of Alec).
4. Frederick Judd, 1861-1940, U.S. painter and illustrator.

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  • WAUGH (E.) — WAUGH EVELYN (1903 1966) Si Evelyn Waugh commence sa carrière littéraire comme un chroniqueur caustique du Londres mondain de l’entre deux guerres, il s’oriente, après sa conversion au catholicisme (1930), vers des œuvres plus sérieuses, reflets… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Waugh — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Ainsley Waugh (* 1981), jamaikanischer Leichtathlet Daniel W. Waugh (1842–1921), US amerikanischer Politiker Evelyn Waugh (1903–1966), britischer Schriftsteller John S. Waugh (* 1929), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Waugh —   [wɔː],    1) Alec, eigentlich Alexander Raban Waugh, englischer Schriftsteller, * London 8. 7. 1898, ✝ Tampa (Fla.) 3. 9. 1981, Bruder von 3), Onkel von 2); verfasste unterhaltsame sowie zeitkritisch pessimistische Romane (»The loom of youth«,… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Waugh — Waugh, Eve|lyn (1903 66) a British writer who wrote novels about upper class English people in the period between World War I and World War II. His early books, such as Decline and Fall, are very funny ↑satires on English upper class society, but …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Waugh — (izg. vȏ), Evelyn (1903 1966) DEFINICIJA engleski književnik i znameniti satiričar; 1944. kao pripadnik britanske vojske boravio u misiji pomoći partizanima kod nas; trilogija Počasni marš po ocjenama mnogih književnih kritičara najbolji engleski …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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  • Waugh — n. family name; Evelyn Waugh (1903 1966), English novelist; Alec Waugh (1898 1981), English novelist; Arthur Waugh (1866 1943), English literary critic; Frederick Judd Waugh (1861 1940), American painter and illustrator …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Waugh — /wɔ/ (say waw) noun 1. Evelyn Arthur St John /ˈsɪndʒən/ (say sinjuhn), 1903–66, English satirical novelist and essayist; author of The Loved One (1948). 2. Mark Edward, born 1965, Australian cricketer; Test batsman. 3. Stephen Rodger (Steve),… …   Australian English dictionary

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