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Orienting masculinity, orienting nation : W. Somerset Maugham's exotic fiction

Author: Philip Holden
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Series: Contributions to the study of world literature, no. 68.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work argues that Maugham's work attempts to negotiate between two alternative masculine identities: those of private homosexual and public writer. The basis of the study is the notion that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Holden, Philip, 1962-
Orienting masculinity, orienting nation.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605090785
Named Person: W Somerset Maugham; W Somerset Maugham; W Somerset Maugham; William Somerset Maugham; William Somerset Maugham; William Somerset Maugham; W Somerset Maugham
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Holden
ISBN: 0313298122 9780313298127
OCLC Number: 33403175
Description: 168 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Envisioning the Primitive: The Moon and Sixpence --
2. The Closet of Nostalgia: The Trembling of a Leaf --
3. The Flaneur Abroad: On a Chinese Screen --
4. The Empty Sign of The Painted Veil --
5. Transgression and Containment: The Malayan Short Stories --
6. The Narrow Corner: Intoxication, Homoeroticism, and the Writing Cure --
7. Transcending Sexuality: India and The Razor's Edge.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of world literature, no. 68.
Responsibility: Philip Holden.

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"Holden offers a critical analysis of Maugham's South Seas and oriental fiction and of one additional novel, The Razor's Edge.... Because of its critical methodology, the book may interest advanced Read more...

 
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