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A Handful of Dust

Index A Handful of Dust

A Handful of Dust is a novel by the British writer Evelyn Waugh. [1]

90 relations: A Handful of Dust (film), A. D. Peters, Alec Guinness, Alexander Woollcott, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Amazon rainforest, Apartment, Arthur Waugh, BBC Radio 4, Black Mischief, Boa Vista, Roraima, Book of Daniel, Brighton, Brigid Brophy, Catholic Church, Chagford, Chapman & Hall, Charles Dickens, Charles Sturridge, Christopher Sykes (author), Church of England, Collusive lawsuit, Cosmopolitan (magazine), Cyril Connolly, Daily Express, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Decline and Fall, Dell Publishing, Desmond MacCarthy, Devon, Dombey and Son, English Gothic architecture, Epistle to the Hebrews, Evelyn Waugh, Farrar & Rinehart, Fez, Francis Bourne, Frank Kermode, General Electric Theater, Georgetown, Guyana, Gothic Revival architecture, Guyana, Harper's Bazaar, Hazel Lavery, Henry Green, Hertford College, Oxford, Hilaire Belloc, J. B. Priestley, Jack Watling, Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, ..., James Wilby, John Donne, John Heygate, Joseph Cotten, Judi Dench, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lady Diana Cooper, Lady Mary Lygon, Lancing College, Little, Brown and Company, Lyric Theatre (Hammersmith), Manaus, Maud, and Other Poems, Modern Library, New Statesman, Nicholas Nickleby, Penguin Books, Percy Fawcett, Peter Fleming (writer), Peter Quennell, Philip Toynbee, Rebecca West, Ronald Reagan, Rupununi, Stephanie Beacham, T. S. Eliot, Tara Fitzgerald, The Observer, The Pall Mall Magazine, The Spectator, The Tablet, The Times Literary Supplement, The Waste Land, Tilbury, Time (magazine), Tom Driberg, Vile Bodies, William Hickey (columnist), William Plomer, World War II. Expand index (40 more) »

A Handful of Dust (film)

A Handful of Dust is a 1988 British film directed by Charles Sturridge, based on the 1934 novel of the same name by Evelyn Waugh.

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A. D. Peters

Augustus Dudley Peters (1892 – 1973) was a British literary agent.

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Alec Guinness

Sir Alec Guinness, (born Alec Guinness de Cuffe; 2 April 1914 – 5 August 2000) was an English actor.

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Alexander Woollcott

Alexander Humphreys Woollcott (January 19, 1887 – January 23, 1943) was an American critic and commentator for The New Yorker magazine and a member of the Algonquin Round Table.

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets.

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Amazon rainforest

The Amazon rainforest (Portuguese: Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia; Selva Amazónica, Amazonía or usually Amazonia; Forêt amazonienne; Amazoneregenwoud), also known in English as Amazonia or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest in the Amazon biome that covers most of the Amazon basin of South America.

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Apartment

An apartment (American English), flat (British English) or unit (Australian English) is a self-contained housing unit (a type of residential real estate) that occupies only part of a building, generally on a single storey.

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Arthur Waugh

Arthur Waugh (1866 – 1943) was an English author, literary critic, and publisher.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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Black Mischief

Black Mischief was Evelyn Waugh's third novel, published in 1932.

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Boa Vista, Roraima

Boa Vista (Good View) is the capital of the Brazilian state of Roraima.

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Book of Daniel

The Book of Daniel is a biblical apocalypse, combining a prophecy of history with an eschatology (the study of last things) which is both cosmic in scope and political in its focus.

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Brighton

Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.

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Brigid Brophy

Brigid Antonia Brophy, Lady Levey (12 June 1929 – 7 August 1995) was a British novelist, critic and campaigner for social reforms, including the rights of authors and animal rights.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Chagford

Chagford is a market town and civil parish on the north-east edge of Dartmoor, in Devon, England, close to the River Teign.

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Chapman & Hall

Chapman & Hall was a British publishing house in London, founded in the first half of the 19th century by Edward Chapman and William Hall.

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Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.

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Charles Sturridge

Charles B. G. Sturridge (born 24 June 1951) is an English screenwriter, producer, stage, television and film director.

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Christopher Sykes (author)

Christopher Hugh Sykes FRSL (17 November 1907 – 8 December 1986) was an English author.

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Church of England

The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.

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Collusive lawsuit

A collusive lawsuit (sometimes referred to as a collusive action) is a lawsuit in which the parties to the suit have no actual quarrel with one another, but one sues the other to achieve some result desired by both.

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Cosmopolitan (magazine)

Cosmopolitan is an international fashion magazine for women, which was formerly titled The Cosmopolitan. The magazine was first published and distributed in 1886 in the United States as a family magazine; it was later transformed into a literary magazine and eventually became a women's magazine (since 1965).

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Cyril Connolly

Cyril Vernon Connolly (10 September 1903 – 26 November 1974) was an English literary critic and writer.

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Daily Express

The Daily Express is a daily national middle market tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom.

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti (12 May 1828 – 9 April 1882), generally known as Dante Gabriel Rossetti, was a British poet, illustrator, painter and translator, and a member of the Rossetti family.

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Decline and Fall

Decline and Fall is a novel by the English author Evelyn Waugh, first published in 1928.

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Dell Publishing

Dell Publishing, an American publisher of books, magazines and comic books, was founded in 1921 by George T. Delacorte Jr. with $10,000, two employees and one magazine title, ''I Confess'', and soon began turning out dozens of pulp magazines, which included penny-a-word detective stories, articles about the movies, and romance books (or "smoochies" as they were known in the slang of the day).

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Desmond MacCarthy

Sir Charles Otto Desmond MacCarthy FRSL (20 May 1877–7 June 1952) was British born and the foremost literary and dramatic critic of his day.

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Devon

Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.

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Dombey and Son

Dombey and Son is a novel by Charles Dickens, published in monthly parts from 1 October 1846 to 1 April 1848 and in one volume in 1848.

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English Gothic architecture

English Gothic is an architectural style originating in France, before then flourishing in England from about 1180 until about 1520.

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Epistle to the Hebrews

The Epistle to the Hebrews, or Letter to the Hebrews, or in the Greek manuscripts, simply To the Hebrews (Πρὸς Έβραίους) is one of the books of the New Testament.

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Evelyn Waugh

Arthur Evelyn St.

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Farrar & Rinehart

Farrar & Rinehart (1929–1946) was a United States book publishing company founded in New York.

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Fez

The fez (more correctly ṭarbūsh from the Persian sarpūsh) is a felt headdress in the shape of a short cylindrical peakless hat, usually red, and sometimes with a tassel attached to the top.

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Francis Bourne

Francis Alphonsus Bourne (1861–1935) was an English prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

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Frank Kermode

Sir John Frank Kermode, FBA (29 November 1919 – 17 August 2010) was a British literary critic best known for his work The Sense of an Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction, published in 1967 (revised 2000), and for his extensive book-reviewing and editing.

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General Electric Theater

General Electric Theater was an American anthology series hosted by Ronald Reagan that was broadcast on CBS radio and television.

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Georgetown, Guyana

Georgetown is the capital of Guyana, located in Region 4, which is also known as the Demerara-Mahaica region.

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Gothic Revival architecture

Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.

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Guyana

Guyana (pronounced or), officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is a sovereign state on the northern mainland of South America.

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Harper's Bazaar

Harper's Bazaar is an American women's fashion magazine, first published in 1867.

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Hazel Lavery

Hazel, Lady Lavery (née Martyn; 1880–1935) was a painter and the second wife of the celebrated portrait artist Sir John Lavery.

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Henry Green

Henry Green was the pen name of Henry Vincent Yorke (29 October 1905 – 13 December 1973), an English author best remembered for the novels Party Going, Living and Loving.

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Hertford College, Oxford

Hertford College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.

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Hilaire Belloc

Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc (27 July 187016 July 1953) was an Anglo-French writer and historian.

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J. B. Priestley

John Boynton Priestley, OM (13 September 1894 – 14 August 1984), known by his pen name J.B. Priestley, was an English novelist, playwright, scriptwriter, social commentator and broadcaster.

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Jack Watling

Jack Watling (13 January 1923 – 22 May 2001) was an English actor.

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Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet

Jacques-Bénigne Lignel Bossuet (27 September 1627 – 12 April 1704) was a French bishop and theologian, renowned for his sermons and other addresses.

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James Wilby

James Jonathon Wilby (born 20 February 1958) is an English film, television and theatre actor.

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John Donne

John Donne (22 January 1572 – 31 March 1631) was an English poet and cleric in the Church of England.

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John Heygate

Sir John Edward Nourse Heygate, 4th Baronet Heygate (19 April 1903 – 18 March 1976) was a Northern Irish journalist and novelist.

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Joseph Cotten

Joseph Cheshire Cotten Jr. (May 15, 1905 – February 6, 1994) was an American film, stage, radio and television actor.

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Judi Dench

Dame Judith Olivia Dench, (born 9 December 1934) is an English actress.

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Kristin Scott Thomas

Dame Kristin Ann Scott Thomas (born 24 May 1960) is a British actress.

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Lady Diana Cooper

Diana Olivia Winifred Maud Cooper, Viscountess Norwich (née Lady Diana Manners; 29 August 1892 – 16 June 1986) was a famously glamorous social figure in London and Paris.

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Lady Mary Lygon

Lady Mary Lygon (formerly Romanov; 12 February 1910 – 27 September 1982), known as Maimie, was a British aristocrat and Russian princess by marriage.

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Lancing College

Lancing College is an independent boarding and day school in southern England, UK.

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Little, Brown and Company

Little, Brown and Company is an American publisher founded in 1837 by Charles Coffin Little and his partner, James Brown, and for close to two centuries has published fiction and nonfiction by American authors.

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Lyric Theatre (Hammersmith)

The Lyric Theatre, also known as the Lyric Hammersmith, is a theatre in King Street, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, which takes pride in its original, "groundbreaking" productions.

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Manaus

Manaus or Manaós before 1939 or (formerly) Barra do Rio Negro, is the capital city of the state of Amazonas in the North Region of Brazil.

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Maud, and Other Poems

Maud and other poems was Alfred Tennyson's first collection after becoming poet laureate in 1850, published in 1855.

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Modern Library

The Modern Library is an American publishing company.

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New Statesman

The New Statesman is a British political and cultural magazine published in London.

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Nicholas Nickleby

Nicholas Nickleby; or, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby is a novel by Charles Dickens.

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Penguin Books

Penguin Books is a British publishing house.

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Percy Fawcett

Lieutenant Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett (18 August 1867during or after 1925) was a British geographer, artillery officer, cartographer, archaeologist and explorer of South America.

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Peter Fleming (writer)

Lieutenant Colonel Robert Peter Fleming (31 May 1907 – 18 August 1971) was a British adventurer, soldier and travel writer.

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Peter Quennell

Sir Peter Courtney Quennell CBE (9 March 1905 – 27 October 1993) was an English biographer, literary historian, editor, essayist, poet, and critic.

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Philip Toynbee

Theodore Philip Toynbee (25 June 1916 – 15 June 1981) was a British writer and communist.

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Rebecca West

Dame Cicely Isabel Fairfield DBE (21 December 1892 – 15 March 1983), known as Rebecca West, or Dame Rebecca West, was a British author, journalist, literary critic and travel writer.

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Ronald Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

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Rupununi

The Rupununi is a region in the south-west of Guyana, bordering the Brazilian Amazon.

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Stephanie Beacham

Stephanie Beacham (born 28 February 1947) is an English television, radio, film and theatre actress.

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T. S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot, (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".

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Tara Fitzgerald

Tara Anne Cassandra Fitzgerald (born 18 September 1967) is a British actress who has appeared in feature films, television, radio and the stage.

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The Observer

The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.

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The Pall Mall Magazine

The Pall Mall Magazine was a monthly British literary magazine published between 1893 and 1914.

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The Spectator

The Spectator is a weekly British magazine on politics, culture, and current affairs.

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The Tablet

The Tablet is a self-described progressive Catholic international weekly review published in London.

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The Times Literary Supplement

The Times Literary Supplement (or TLS, on the front page from 1969) is a weekly literary review published in London by News UK, a subsidiary of News Corp.

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The Waste Land

The Waste Land is a long poem by T. S. Eliot, widely regarded as one of the most important poems of the 20th century and a central work of modernist poetry.

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Tilbury

Tilbury is a town in the borough of Thurrock, Essex, England.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Tom Driberg

Thomas Edward Neil Driberg, Baron Bradwell (22 May 1905 – 12 August 1976) was a British journalist, politician, High Anglican churchman and possible Soviet spy, who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1942-55, and again from 1959-74.

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Vile Bodies

Vile Bodies is a 1930 novel by Evelyn Waugh satirising the bright young things: decadent young London society after World War I.

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William Hickey (columnist)

"William Hickey" is the pseudonymous byline of a gossip column published in the Daily Express, a British newspaper.

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William Plomer

William Charles Franklyn Plomer CBE (he pronounced the surname as ploomer) (10 December 1903 – 21 September 1973) was a South African and British author, known as a novelist, poet and literary editor.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Handful_of_Dust

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