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- Salutary lesson. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/8/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7520, p840
Presents a quote by the writer W. Somerset Maugham: "It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by praise."
- ABSTRACTIONS. // ETC: A Review of General Semantics;Jan2007, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p36
This article presents quotations about meaning and construction. Included are comments from Thomas Mann on the passing of time; the Buddha on the construction of thoughts and thinking; William Somerset Maugham on changing and love; and Vittorio Alfieri on educated minds and original thoughts.
- Somerset Maugham and the Cinema. Calder, Robert L. // Literature Film Quarterly;Summer78, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p262
Features novelist Somerset Maugham. Criticisms faced by Maugham; Reasons for the frequency with which radio and television producers and film companies have turned to his stories; Attitude of Maugham which was cultivated by movie studios.
- Untitled. // Time;12/24/1965, Vol. 86 Issue 26, p70
An obituary for author William Somerset Maugham is presented.
- Luncheon for Somerset Maugham. Horgan, Paul // American Scholar;Winter93, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p98
Recounts the author's first meeting with W. Somerset Maugham, during the summer of 1941 in New York. Daniel and Mary Longwell and other guests at the River Club luncheon; Maugham's presiding presence and detachment; His polite reticence; The arrival, and background, of terrapin in sherry;...
- Robin and Uncle Willie. Maugham, Robin // Advocate;10/4/78, Issue 251, p30
Focuses on the life of gay author William Somerset Maugham. Outcome of Maugham's marriage with Syrie Wellcome whom he could never love; Nature of Gerald Haxton, friend and partner of Maugham; Impact of Haxton's death on Maugham.
- OF INHUMAN BONDAGE. Kahn Jr., E. J. // New Yorker;1/11/1958, Vol. 33 Issue 47, p72
The article discusses the author's experience in keeping letters, notes and correspondence. The author encountered the published correspondence of Somerset Maugham asking all recipients of his letters to destroy them. The first letter that he found from his compartment was the one from a soldier...
- THE WATERS WAIT. Phelps, Robert // New Republic;7/27/53, Vol. 128 Issue 30, p20
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...
- LITERATURE AND ART. Sullivan, Kevin // America;12/2/1944, Vol. 72 Issue 9, p172
The article offers information on the professional background of Somerset Maugham as a professional author in the U.S. It says that Maugham is not giant but not insignificant as to justify condescions. It explains that Maugham criticizes art, literature and life for price and considered the...