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The Loved one

an Anglo-American tragedy

by Evelyn Waugh

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth [England] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEvelyn Waugh
SeriesPenguin twentieth-century classics, Penguin twentieth-century classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6045A97L7 1951
The Physical Object
Pagination126 p. ;
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26336811M
ISBN 100140182497
ISBN 109780140182491
OCLC/WorldCa26887851

The Loved One Summary. Evelyn Waugh's novel, The Loved One, is a pitiless satire on the shallowness and pretensions of British expatriates and Americans in post-World War II Los Angeles. The action is set principally in two funeral parlors, one for humans and the other for pets. The Loved One Quotes Showing of 10 “Her heart was broken perhaps, but it was a small inexpensive organ of local manufacture. In a wider and Cited by:

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh, , Little, Brown edition, in English The loved one ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: "A work of art as rich and subtle and unnerving as anything its author has ever done" (New Yorker), The Loved One is Evelyn Waugh's cutting satire of s California and the Anglo-American cultural divide. Following the death of a friend, the poet and pets' mortician Dennis Barlow finds himself entering the artificial Hollywood paradise of the Whispering Glades .

Following the death of a friend, British poet and pets' mortician Dennis Barlow finds himself entering the artificial Hollywood paradise of the Whispering Glades Memorial Park. Within its golden gates, death, American-style, is wrapped up and sold like a package holiday. There, Dennis enters the fragile and bizarre world of Aimée, the naïve Californian corpse beautician, . Discussion of themes and motifs in Evelyn Waugh's The Loved One. eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of The Loved One so you can excel on your essay or test.


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The Loved One is an odd little story about a love triangle among people who are unusually comfortable handling dead things. Dennis, a poet/pet mortician, is not entirely forthcoming about his occupation with Aimée Thanatogenos lest she, /5().

The Loved One is an odd little story about a love triangle among people who are unusually comfortable handling dead things. Dennis, a poet/pet mortician, is not entirely forthcoming about his occupation with Aimée Thanatogenos lest she, Cited by: The Loved One is one of the oddest novels in the English I had seen the movie of the same name by director Tony Richardson and Richardson seems to have followed the script quite well.

The Loved One is full of sly, macabre humour, and some of the funniest scenes occur when Aimee goes home with Mr. Joyboy to meet his mother–a miserable woman whose bosom /5. The Loved One on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Loved One is not a comedy in the classic sense of gaffaw laughs. Its humor is dark, very dark. And many of the celebrity cameo's may fall flat with people who never take their smug little noses out of their smart phones.

Even the story is a bit improbable. However the humor is biting and farce-like, and there is no cow too sacred for the skewering/5(). The Loved One book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When Meg Chilton's son announces that he wants to join the military, M /5.

The Loved One essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh.

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Satire on the funeral business, in which a young British poet goes to work at a Hollywood cemetery.7/10(K). The Loved One belongs on a spectrum that ranges from Fitzgerald’s uncompleted and more prosaic The Last Tycoon to West’s definitively strange and telling The Day of the Locust as well as all those novels about La-La Land which it subsequently : Evelyn Waugh.

The Loved One is the work of the British novelist Evelyn Waugh, a convert to Catholicism who is widely—and correctly—considered to have been one of the finest writers in English of the 20th.

The Loved One is the satirical novella written by famed British author Evelyn Waugh. Set in s Hollywood, the story revolves around the macabre exploits of British poet-cum-screenwriter Dennis Barlow. The satire in Evelyn Waugh's darkly comic novel The Loved One was originally double-edged.

The book was not only an attack on the Southern California funeral industry but also a 47%. The Loved One, in full The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy, satiric novel by Evelyn Waugh, published in The novel relates the experiences of a young Englishman in southern California who observes the clash between English and American other targets, it attacks what Waugh perceived as the snobbery of the English and the stupidity, vulgarity, and.

"The Loved One" is a brutal read, but those who read it will uncover a fabulous entertainment precisely because of its total lack of sentiment. Failed poet Dennis Barlow has left his native England and, much to the embarrassment of his fellow ex-pat Brits, taken work as the front man for a Los Angeles pet cemetery, Happier Hunting by: The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh is a satirical novel that targets what Waugh considers the inanity and superficiality of American life.

The targets of his. The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh; 50 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Cemeteries, Fiction, Fiction in English, Funeral rites and ceremonies, Motion picture.

"A work of art as rich and subtle and unnerving as anything its author has ever done" (New Yorker), The Loved One is Evelyn Waugh's cutting satire of s California and the Anglo-American cultural divide. Following the death of a friend, the poet and pets' mortician Dennis Barlow finds himself entering the artificial Hollywood paradise of the Whispering Glades /5(30).

Evelyn Waugh's novel, The Loved One, is a pitiless satire on the shallowness and pretensions of British expatriates and Americans in post-World War II Los Angeles.

The action is set principally in two funeral parlors, one for humans and the other for pets. Most of the characters either work in one. Books similar to The Loved One The Loved One.

by Evelyn Waugh. avg. rating Ratings. Following the death of a friend, British poet and pets' mortician Dennis Barlow finds himself entering the artificial Hollywood paradise of the. The Loved One () is my all-time favorite comedy. Based on a novel of the same name by Evelyn Waugh, The Loved One stands alongside Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood (the book and the movie) as a savagely on-target, dark comic satire on American Protestant civilization.

Both Waugh and O’Connor, of course, were Catholic.This Study Guide consists of approximately 34 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Loved One.

Los Angeles is the city in which all the novel's action .The Loved One NPR coverage of The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy by Evelyn Waugh. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Evelyn Waugh.