TITLE

THE WATERS WAIT

AUTHOR(S)
Phelps, Robert
PUB. DATE
July 1953
SOURCE
New Republic;7/27/53, Vol. 128 Issue 30, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the book "The Vagrant Mood," by W. Somerset Maugham. His work never surrenders up his whole, involuntary truth, but only purveys a scrupulous image which he has created for the purpose. "The Vagrant Mood," amounts to six leisurely essays. Everything about his writing is a security measure, the carefully wry, diffident tone, he doesn't even mock with all his heart, the orderly, business-like style and syntax, which never betray fury or congestion, the judgment which remains safely worldliwise, without illusion, and without committal too.
ACCESSION #
14471831

 

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