It is only in the short novel The Loved One that Waugh returns to the humorous lunacy that dominates Decline and ... In Waugha#39;s first published novel the deadpan narration combines with dialogue that parodies then current fashionable speech and is ... Paula#39;s guardian swindles him out of his inheritance, and in order to make a living Paul turns to school- teaching. ... Flossie and Dingy, Captain Grimes (who is always aquot;in the soupaquot;l, Prendergast (a aquot;Modern Churchmanaquot; who is afflictedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of British Humorists|
|Author||:||Steven H. Gale|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis -|