An examination of the body of W. Somerset Maugham’s plays must begin with a paradox: Maugham, who claimed that he could write nothing that was not based on his personal experience or on his.
W. Somerset Maugham, in full William Somerset Maugham, (born Jan. 25, 1874, Paris, France—died Dec. 16, 1965, Nice), English novelist, playwright, and short-story writer whose work is characterized by a clear unadorned style, cosmopolitan settings, and a shrewd understanding of human nature.
Theatre is a novel by the British writer W. Somerset Maugham, first published in 1937 by William Heinemann (UK) and Doubleday Doran (US). The novel describes a successful actress and her husband, a theatre manager; her life and career is disturbed by a stormy affair with a young accountant.Essays and criticism on W. Somerset Maugham, including the works Liza of Lambeth, Of Human Bondage, The Moon and Sixpence, Cakes and Ale, The Razor’s Edge - Critical Survey of Long Fiction.The text under analysis belongs to the pen of William Somerset Maugham. the one of the best known English authors of the twentieth century. He was non merely a novelist. but besides one of the most successful playwright and short-story authors. He was born in Paris in 1874. His parents died when he was really immature.
William Somerset Maugham was born on January 25, 1874, in the British Embassy in Paris, France. His mother was the socialite Edith Mary Snell, and his father was Robert Orman Maugham, a lawyer. However, Maugham endured a traumatic childhood - he was orphaned at the age of ten when his mother died from tuberculosis and his father died from cancer. He was raised by his childless aunt and uncle.
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W. Somerset Maugham’s “The Complete Short Stories of W. Somerset Maugham” are two self-compiled volumes filled with literary sketches from his travels around the world. Through careful observation, Maugham’s keen insight into human nature proves a most interesting topic choice. Written in a meticulous structure, he writes the same old story in a raw and riveting way.While working as a.
William Somerset Maugham, known by the pen name W. Somerset Maugham, was a British playwright, novelist, and short story writer who was among the most popular writers of his era. Trained as a physician, he wrote as a hobby at first, but his first novel sold so rapidly that he left medicine to write full-time. He served with the Red Cross in the First World War, and worked in Switzerland and.
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IRONY IN THE LUNCHEON, THE ESCAPE Two short stories by William Somerset Maugham, The escape and The luncheon, both describes grieving experience of men towards women. The narrator of the former recites how his friend, Roger Charing, tries to get rid of a woman, Ruth Barlow. The author of the later reflects his own experience with a woman using her well-laid traps to make him fulfill her.
THEATRE William Somerset Maugham was born in 1874 and lived in Paris until he was ten. He was educated at King's School, Canterbury, and at Heidelberg University. He spent some time at St. Thomas' Hospital with the idea of practising medicine, but the success of his first novel, Liza of Lambeth, published in 1897, won him over to letters. Of Human Bondage, the first of his masterpieces, came.
Somerset Maugham Somerset Maugham was born on January 25, 1874 in Paris where his father was the solicitor to the British Embassy. However, he was orphaned at the age of ten and lived with his uncle, the vicar of Whitstable, in England. Maugham was educated in England studying literature and philosophy at Heidelberg University. In 1897 he qualified as a surgeon from St. Thomas’ medical.
William Somerset Maugham. Stylistic pecularltles. Maugham became a witty satirist of the post-colonial world and wrote over thirty plays, mainly light satiric comedies. At one time he had four dramas running simultaneously; only Bernard Shaw has had more plays on at the same time in London. The British Library holds many of Maugham’s published plays, and the Library’s Lord Chamberlain’s.
Little Essays of Love and. Maugham's Perfect Gentleman 1912-13', Theatre (1978). Maugham's Strictly Personal- A Missing Chapter', (1976). Modernism: A Guide to European Literature.
Archives of playwrights, actors, directors, critics, theatre companies and theatrical agents. Medieval and early modern British literary manuscripts Sources for British literature before 1600. Drama and literature recordings A unique collection of audio-visual recordings of drama, poetry and literature in performance. Lord Chamberlain's Plays Scripts of British plays first performed between.