Alec Waugh

Alexander Raban Waugh

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  • Alec Waugh — Alexander Raban Waugh (Alec Waugh) (8 July 1898 – 3 September 1981), was a British novelist, the elder brother of the better known Evelyn Waugh. He was married to Virginia Sorenson, author of Newbery Medal winning Miracles on Maple Hill .Waugh… …   Wikipedia

  • Waugh — is a surname (pronunciation like waw , less commonly woff ) , and may refer to:*Alec Waugh, British novelist (Evelyn s older brother) *Alexander Waugh, son of Auberon Waugh *Arthur Waugh, English author and publisher (father of Evelyn and Alec)… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 —   [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

  • Waugh, Alec — ▪ English writer byname of  Alexander Raban Waugh   born July 8, 1898, Hampstead, London died Sept. 3, 1981, Tampa, Fla., U.S.       English popular novelist and travel writer, older brother of the writer Evelyn Waugh.       Waugh was educated at …   Universalium

  • 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.… …   Universalium

  • Arthur Waugh — Infobox Writer name = Arthur Waugh birth name = birthdate = 1866 birthplace = Midsomer Norton deathdate = 1943 deathplace = Highgate death cause = parents = occupation = Writer spouse = partner = children = Alec and Evelyn Waugh website =… …   Wikipedia

  • Evelyn Waugh — Evelyn Waugh, 15. Dezember 1940 Fotografie von Carl van Vechten, aus der Van Vechten Collection der Library of Congress Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh [wɔː] (* 28. Oktober 1903 in London; † 10. April 1966 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Evelyn Waugh — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Waugh (homonymie). Evelyn Waugh …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Evelyn Waugh — Infobox Writer name = Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh caption = Evelyn Waugh, as photographed in 1940 by Carl Van Vechten birthdate = 28 October 1903 birthplace = London, England deathdate = 10 April 1966 (aged 62) deathplace = Taunton, Somerset,… …   Wikipedia

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