Evelyn Waugh in Ethiopia - The Story Behind Scoop

Author: Salwen, Michael
Year:2001
Pages:328
ISBN:0-7734-7368-8
978-0-7734-7368-3
Price:219.95
This book focuses on the writing of Evelyn Waugh, from a uniquely journalistic perspective, concentrating primarily on his classic Scoop. It focuses on his writings concerning the Italo-Ethiopian War (1935-36) while he was a correspondent for London’s Daily Mail. This study will be interest to scholars in journalism and mass communication, as well as literary scholars.

Table of Contents

Table of contents:
Foreword by Leonard Ray Teel
Preface
1. Reporting Armageddon
2. The Facts Behind the Fiction
3. Prelude to War
4. The War
5. Travel Writer
6. The Coronation Assignment
7. Journalistic Practices
8. The Real Scoop
9. Correspondents at War
10. Return to Ethiopia
11. The Bitter End
Notes; Index