A William Somerset Maugham Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

  • Samuel J. Rogal
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  • ISBN-10: 1567509029
  • ISBN-13: 9781567509021
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 376 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1997 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1997

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Overview

This reference book is a guide to Maugham's life and career. The volume begins with a brief discussion of the importance of Maugham's life and work, followed by a detailed chronology of important biographical and literary events.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Chronology.
Half Title Page.
Notes.
Ah King (1933).
1: Alanson, Bertram (1877–1958).
"The Alien Corn" (1931).
"The Ant and The Grasshopper" (1924).
"Appearance and Reality" (1934).
2: Arlen, Michael (1895–1956).
Ashenden: or the British Agent (1928).
3: Back, Barbara Nash (fl. 1925–1960).
4: Back, Dr. Ivor (d.1951).
"The Back of Beyond" (1931, 1933).
"A Bad Example" (1899).
5: Barnardo, John Michaelis (1800–?).
6: Barnardo, Sara Louise (Syrie) Elmslie (1842–1944).
7: Barnardo, Thomas John (1845–1905).
8: Barrymore, Ethel (1879–1959).
9: Bason, Fred (b.1904; fl. 1925–1966).
Bath Club.
The Beachcomber (1938).
"Beauty and The Professor" (1950).
10: Beaverbrook, William Maxwell Aitken, First Baron (1879–1964).
11: Beerbohm, Sir Henry Maximilian (1872–1956).
"Before The Party" (1926).
12: Behrman, Samuel Nathaniel (1893–1973).
13: Bennett, [Enoch] Arnold (1867–1931).
14: Benson, Edward Frederic (1867–1940).
The Bishop's Apron: A Study in The Origins of A Great Family (1906).
15: Black, Douglas (fl. 1945–1960).
Boer War (1899–1902).
"The Book-Bag" (1932).
Books and You (1940).
Borneo.
16: Boucicault, Dionysius George (1859–1929).
The Bread-Winner: A Comedy in One Act (1930).
17: Bright, Reginald Golding (?–1941).
18: Brooks, John Ellingham (1864–1929).
19: Bruce, Kate Mary Maugham (?–1961).
"The Bum" (1929, 1936).
"The Buried Talent" (1934).
Burma.
Caesar's Wife (1919, 1922).
Cakes and Ale; or, the Skeleton in the Cupboard (1930).
The Camel's Back: A New Farce in Three Acts (1923).
The Canadian (1926).
Capri.
20: Carbuccia, Horace De (fl. 1920–1955).
"Casual Affair" (1934).
The Casuarina Tree: Six Stories (1926).
Catalina. A Romance (1948).
Center for Maugham Studies.
21: Chambrun, Jacques (fl. 1935–1955).
22: Channon, Henry (1897–1958).
23: Chaplin, Sir Charles Spencer (1889–1977).
Charming, Sinners (1929).
24: Chiaramello, Annette (fl. 1926–1965).
25: Chiarelli, Luigi (1884–1947).
China.
"The Choice of Amyntas" (1899).
Christmas Holiday (1939).
26: Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer (1874–1965).
The Circle. A Comedy in Three Acts (1921).
"The Closed Shop" (1926).
27: Colefax, Sybil (1872–?).
Collections.
28: Colles, William Morris (1855–1926).
"The Colonel's Lady" (1946).
29: Compton, Virginia Lillian Emmeline [Fay] (1894–1978).
30: Connolly, Cyril Vernon (1903–1974).
The Constant Wife: A Comedy in Three Acts (1927).
"The Consul" (1922).
31: Cooper, Dame Gladys Constance (1888–1971).
32: Cornell, Katharine (1893–1974).
Cosmopolitans: Very Short Stories (1936).
"Cousin Amy" (1908).
33: Coward, Noel Pierce (1899–1973).
"The Creative Impulse" (1926, 1931).
Creatures of Circumstance (1947).
Criminal Law Amendment Act (1885–1967).
34: Crowley, Edward Alexander [Aleister] (1875–1947).
35: Cunard, Emerald (1872–1942?).
"Cupid and the Vicar of Swale" (1900).
"Daisy" (1899).
36: Davis, [Ruth Elizabeth] Bette (1908–1989).
"De Amicitia" (1899).
37: Dean, Basil Herbert (1888–1978).
Don Fernando; or, Variations on Some Spanish Themes (1935, 1950).
"The Door of Opportunity" (1931).
38: Doran, George H. (1884–1956).
39: Doubleday, Ellen (fl. 1900–1950).
40: Doubleday, Nelson (1889–1949).
"The Dream" (1924).
41: Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert (1871–1945).
42: Eagles, Jeanne (1894–1929).
East and West (1934).
East of Suez. A Play in Seven Scenes (1922).
Egypt.
Encore (1952).
"The end of the Flight" (1926).
"The Episode" (1947).
43: Ervine, St. John Greer (1883–1971).
"The Escape" (1925, 1936).
The Explorer (1908).
The Explorer. A Melodrama in Four Acts (1912).
"The Facts of Life" (1939).
"Faith" (1899).
"The Fall of Edward Barnard" (1921).
Federated Malay States.
44: Fleming, Ian Lancaster (1908–1964).
45: Fleming, Marie Lewis (fl. 1900–1920).
"Flirtation" (1906).
"Flotsam and Jetsam" (1947).
"Footprints in the Jungle" (1927).
For Services Rendered: A Play in Three Acts (1932).
"The Force of Circumstances" (1924).
The Force of Nature (1928).
46: Forster, E[dward] M[organ] (1879–1970).
The Fortnightly Review.
"The Fortunate Painter and the Honest Jew" (1906).
"The Four Dutchmen" (1928).
France.
France at War (1940).
French Guiana.
"French Joe" (1926, 1936).
"A Friend in Need" (1925, 1936).
47: Frere, Alexander Stuart (1892–1984).
48: Frohman, Charles (1860–1915).
49: Galsworthy, John (1867–1933).
50: Garnett, Edward (1868–1936).
Garrick Club.
51: Gauguin, Eugene Henri Paul (1848–1903).
The Gentleman in the Parlour: A Record of a Journey from Rangoon to Haiphong (1930).
"German Harry" (1924, 1936).
Germany.
"Gigolo and Gigolette" (1935).
Gin and Bitters (1931).
52: Gissing, George Robert (1857–1903).
"Giulia Lazzari" (1928).
"Good Manners" (1907).
53: Gordon, Ruth (1896–1985).
54: Gosse, Edmund William (1849–1928).
55: Granville-Barker, Harley (1877–1946).
Great Novelists and Their Novels: Essays on the Ten Greatest Novels of the World and the Men and Women Who Wrote Them (1948).
56: El Greco ("the Greek") [Domenikos Theotokopoulos] (1541–1614).
57: Greene, Henry Graham (1904–1991).
58: Grein, Jack [Jacob] Thomas (1862–1935).
"The Hairless Mexican" (1927).
"The Happy Couple" (1908).
"The Happy Couple" (1947).
"The Happy Man" (1924).
59: Hardy, Thomas (1840–1928).
60: Hare, Augustus John Cuthbert (1834–1903).
Hawaii.
61: Hawtrey, Sir Charles Henry (1858–1923).
62: Haxton, Gerald (1892–1944).
63: Heard, Henry Fitzgerald (1889–1971).
64: Heinemann, William (1863–1920).
The Hero (1901).
"His Excellency" (1928).
Hollywood, California.
"Home" (1925).
Home and Beauty. A Farce in Three Acts (1923).
Homosexuality.
Hong Kong.
"Honolulu" (1921).
65: Hope, Lord John, First Baron Glendevon (1912–).
66: Hope, Jonathan Charles (1952–).
67: Hope, Julian John Somerset (1950–).
The Hour Before the Dawn (1941, 1942).
"Human Element, the" (1931).
68: Hunt, Isobel Violet (1862–1942).
69: Ibsen, Henrik Johan (1828–1906).
"In a Strange Land" (1924).
India.
Indochina.
"Inside Story of the Collapse of France" (1940).
Introduction to Modern English and American Literature (1943).
"An Irish Gentleman" (1904).
70: Irving, Ethel (1869–1963).
71: Isherwood, Christopher William Bradshaw (1904–1986).
Isle of Fury (1936).
Italy.
Jack Straw: A Farce in Three Acts (1912).
72: James, Henry (1843–1916).
"Jane" (1923).
Japanese Maugham Society.
Jews.
73: Jones, Ethelwyn Sylvia (1883–1948).
"The Judgment Seat" (1934).
74: Kanin, Garson (1912–).
75: Kelly, Sir Gerald Festus (1879–1972).
76: Kerensky, Alexander Fyodorovich (1881–1970).
Keys to Heaven (1917).