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Somerset Maugham : a life

Author: Jeffrey Meyers
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A profile of the late-Victorian era literary master discusses such topics as his struggles with sexual repression and artistic expression, his education and medical training, and his roles as a secret agent and war propagandist.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Meyers, Jeffrey.
Somerset Maugham.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2004
(DLC) 2003056187
Named Person: W Somerset Maugham; W Somerset Maugham; W Somerset Maugham
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Meyers
OCLC Number: 70771886
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 411 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Paris and king's school, 1874-1889 --
Heidelberg and medicine, 1890-1897 --
Liza of Lambeth and Spain, 1897-1899 --
Struggling author, 1900-1904 --
Bohemia and fame, 1905-1908 --
Sue Jones and Syrie, 1909-1915 --
The great war and Gerald Haxton, 1914-1916 --
Secret agent, 1916-1919 --
Malaya and China, 1919-1921 --
Dangerous journeys, dangerous friends, 1921-1925 --
Villa mauresque, 1926-1928 --
"Stately homo," 1928-1929 --
Reputations: cakes and ale, 1930-1933 --
India and eternal youth, 1934-1938 --
War propaganda and Hollywood, 1939-1941 --
Yemassee and Haxton's death, 1942-1944 --
Alan Searle and Art, 1945-1946 --
The Lizard of oz, 1947-1950 --
Royalty and honors, 1951-1955 --
The old party, 1956-1961 --
Family values, 1962-1965 --
Afterlife.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Meyers.
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A profile of the late-Victorian era literary master discusses such topics as his struggles with sexual repression and artistic expression, his education and medical training, and his roles as a secret agent and war propagandist.

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