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Selected prefaces and introductions of W. Somerset Maugham.

W. Somerset Maugham

Selected prefaces and introductions of W. Somerset Maugham.

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature.,
  • Prefaces.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe works of W. Somerset Maugham
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN37 .M33 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[18], 158 p. ;
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5201194M
    ISBN 100405078285
    LC Control Number75025375

    Editor, A Choice of Kipling's Prose. He has not the skill to cope with them. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. He once confessed: "I have most loved people who cared little or nothing for me and when people have loved me I have been embarrassed His stories are told in clear, economical style with cynical or resigned undertone.

    Maugham's skill in handling plot has been compared with the manner of Guy de Maupassant. However, Tom marries a rich old woman, she dies and leaves him a fortune. As Maugham's sexual appetites were then officially disapproved of, or criminal, in nearly all of the countries in which he travelled, the author was unusually tolerant of the vices of others. Maugham attributed this to his lack of "lyrical quality", his small vocabulary, and failure to make expert use of metaphor in his work.

    I saw what hope looked like, fear and relief Mildred becomes a prostitute, Philip meets her again, she has contracted veneral disease and he buys her medicine. Ivor Back, who was left penniless in after the death of her husband. For the next five years he studied medicine at the medical school of St Thomas's Hospital in Lambeth. In endeavor to bear my misfortunes with fortitude.


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Selected prefaces and introductions of W. Somerset Maugham. by W. Somerset Maugham Download PDF Ebook

However subtly he sees life he cannot see it whole Trying a different Web browser might help. A Maugham Reader, edited by Glenway Wescott. Maugham studied at medical school, like Michael Crichtonand also worked at Selected prefaces and introductions of W. Somerset Maugham.

book hospital where he came into contact with a lot of suffering people. Critical Studies: Maugham by J. It has amused me to tell stories and I have told a great many.

This character is considered to have influenced Ian Fleming 's later series of James Bond novels. Here he found ample material. Philip neglects his studies, and gives Mildred gifts he cannot afford. Pomposity discomfited is another preferred topic, as in "The Colonel's Lady" in Creatures of Circumstancewhere the faded, middle-aged wife suddenly publishes a sensational book of poems about a youthful love affair she once had.

He spoke, read, and wrote French with fluency, and his early intimacy with the language and the literature was to be an important factor in shaping his art. He wrote only one book that was not of this character. It is a misfortune for me that the telling of a story just for the sake of the story is not an activity that is in favor with the intelligentsia.

Hamlyn saw the bright and sunny road that ran through the rubber estates, with their trim green trees, carefully spaced, and their silence, and then wound its way up hill and down through the tangled jungle. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

Maugham's father and three older brothers were distinguished lawyers; however, Maugham wasn't interested. Where is the man in Goethe, in his birdlike lyrics or in his clumsy prose? George never forgave me. Maugham's skill in handling plot has been compared with the manner of Guy de Maupassant.

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W. Somerset Maugham’s (25 January – 16 December ) twenty novels are exceptionally uneven; the first eight, though interesting, suggest the efforts of a young novelist to discover where his talent lies.Selected Prefaces and Introductions, ; Wit and Wisdom of Somerset Maugham, (collected by Ebook Hewetson) A Maugham Twelve, (stories selected and with an introduction by Angus Wilson) Seventeen Lost Stories, (compiled and with an introd.

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