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companion to the characters in the fiction and drama of W. Somerset Maugham

by Samuel J. Rogal

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maugham, W. Somerset 1874-1965 -- Characters -- Dictionaries.,
  • Characters and characteristics in literature -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [449]-452) and index.

    StatementSamuel J. Rogal.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6025.A86 Z855 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 468 p. ;
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL793811M
    ISBN 10031329917X
    LC Control Number95026448

      In Theatre, W. Somerset Maugham introduces us to Julia Lambert, a woman of breathtaking poise and talent whose looks have stood by her forty-six years. She is a star stage actress in England–-so good, in fact, that perhaps she never stops acting. It seems that nothing can ruffle her satin feathers, until a quiet stranger who challenges Julia’s very sense of self. W. Somerset Maugham is one of the best-loved short story writers of the last years. In this collection of his finest short work Maugham takes the listener to the sun-drenched Pacific islands where the Governor mercilessly abuses the inhabitants; to the story "Rain", in which the Reverend and the prostitute play out one of the most famous finales ever written; to the studies of .

    W. Somerset Maugham, Knopf Doubleday pp. ISBN Summary The Great War changed everything and the years following it were tumultuous—most of all for those who lived the war first-hand. Maugham himself is a character in this novel of self-discovery and search for meaning, but the protagonist is a character named Larry. Filled with keen observations, autobiographical notes, and the seeds of many of Maugham's greatest works, A Writer's Notebook is a unique and exhilarating look into a great writer's mind at ;From nearly five decades, Somerset Maugham recorded an intimate journal. In it we see the budding of his incomparable vision and his remarkable career as a writer.4/5(4).

    In W. Somerset Maugham’s short story “Salvatore,” the author presents his theme of love and affection by demonstrating the protagonist’s character through the voice of an unnamed third. A Companion to the Characters in the Fiction and Drama of W. Somerset Maugham, Greenwood Press, Rogal, Samuel J., A William Somerset Maugham Encyclopedia, Greenwood Press,


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All the individuals and personalities readers have come to know through Maugham's fiction are here: Cronshaw ('Of Human Bondage'), Leslie Crosby ('The Letter,' with separate listings for the story and the play), Sadie Thompson ('Rain'), Charles Strickland ('The Moon and Sixpence'), the evil Oliver Haddo ('The Magician'), and the unforgettable Elliott Templeton Cited by: 2.

Companion to the characters in the fiction and drama of W. Somerset Maugham. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: W Somerset Maugham; W Somerset Maugham; W Somerset Maugham; William Somerset Maugham; William Somerset Maugham: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Samuel J Rogal.

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William Somerset Maugham CH (/ m ɔː m / MAWM); 25 January – 16 December ) was an English playwright, novelist, and short story was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest-paid author during the mater: Heidelberg University, St Thomas's.

SAMUEL J. ROGAL is Chair of the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts at Illinois Valley Community College. He has written some articles, and his more than 25 books include A Companion to the Characters in the Fiction of W.

Somerset Maugham (), Sing Glory and Hallelujah!Historical and Biographical Guide to Gospel Hymns Nos. 1 to 6 Complete (). W. Somerset Maugham A Study of the Short Fiction Twayne, Hardback, 8vo.

xii, pp. Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction No. 22 First published in Contents Preface Part 1. The Short Fiction Introduction Orientations and Early Stories The South Sea Stories Ashenden; or, The British Agent and Six Stories Written in The First Person SingularReviews: 2.

Analysis of W. Somerset Maugham’s Stories By Nasrullah Mambrol on J • (0). Somerset Maugham (25 January – 16 December ) first claimed fame as a playwright and novelist, but he became best known in the ’s and ’s the world over as an international traveler and short-story writer.

Somerset Maugham ( – ) was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. Born in the British Embassy in Paris, where his father worked, Maugham was an orphan by the age of ten.

He was raised by an uncle, who tried to persuade the youngster to become an accountant or parson; Maugham instead trained as a doctor, although he never practised. Type: Preset list created by Waldstein Description: Chronological list of the short story collections by W.

Somerset Maugham. Only original editions or such as consist of (mostly) previously uncollected material. Promiscuous reprints are excluded. Based on tag: Maugham Short Stories. Island hoping across the South Pacific, the esteemed Dr. Saunders is offered passage by Captain Nichols and his companion Fred Blake, two men who appear unsavory, yet any means of transportation is hard to resist.

The trip turns turbulent, however, when a vicious storm forces them to seek shelter on the remote island of Kanda/5(). Somerset Maugham’s espionage fiction Andrew Meier I wish I could remember who it was who told me, long ago, before I began that odd extracurricular summer pursuit (an annual marathon through the John le Carré oeuvre, book by book, in order of publication).

"Maugham, W. Somerset" published on by Oxford University Press. Filled with adventure, passion, and intrigue, The Narrow Corner is a classic tale of the sea by one of the twentieth-century's finest writers.

Island hoping across the South Pacific, the esteemed Dr. Saunders is offered passage by Captain Nichols and his companion Fred Blake, two men who appear unsavory, yet any means of transportation is hard to resist/5(4). Author Bio for Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset) Maugham's masterpiece is generally agreed to be Of Human Bondage, a semiautobiographical novel that deals with the life of the main character Philip Carey, who, like Maugham, was orphaned, and brought up by his pious uncle.

First published inthis was W. Somerset Maugham’s last novel for seven years, as he devoted himself to writing for the theatre. The rest obviously did him good, as he returned with the classic, “Of Human Bondage,” but this is an interesting, and lesser known, novel/5().

About the Author SAMUEL J. ROGAL is Chair of the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts at Illinois Valley Community College. He has written some articles, and his more than 25 books include A Companion to the Characters in the Fiction of W. Somerset Maugham (), Sing Glory and Hallelujah.

By Maugham was famous, with 10 plays produced and 10 novels published. Too old to enlist when World War I broke out, Maugham served in France as a member of the British Red Cross's so-called "Literary Ambulance Drivers", a group of some 23 well-known writers, including the Americans John Dos Passos and E.

this time, he met Frederick. A Companion to the Characters in the Fiction and Drama of W. Somerset Maugham, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), Rogal, Samuel J., A William Somerset Maugham Encyclopedia, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT),   The Gentleman in the Parlour: A Record of a Journey from Rangoon to Haiphong by W Somerset Maugham Somerset Maugham is associated more with sundowners on South Sea islands, and the high life on.

W. Somerset Maugham - 65 Short Stories. I was entertained by the proprietary, yet ironical air with which he showed me the city.The followings are works of non-fiction (essays, travel books, memoirs or autobiography, anthologies edited by Maugham, introductions to other writers' books), both loose articles in magazines and collections in book form, that I have found free and out of copyright, which can be read, borrowed, or downloaded.THE SEPTICS COMPANION Download The Septics Companion ebook PDF A Companion To The Characters In The Fiction And Drama Of W Somerset Maugham.

Author: Samuel J. Rogal ISBN: UOM Download: Read: Download eBook. Lists and describes the characters in W. Somerset Maugham's novels, stories, and plays. Category.