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Theatrical companion to Maugham

Raymond Mander

Theatrical companion to Maugham

a pictorial record of the first performances of the plays of W. Somerset Maugham

by Raymond Mander

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Published by Rockliff in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maugham, W. Somerset -- 1874-1965.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Raymond Mander & Joe Mitchenson ; with an appreciation of Maugham"s dramatic works by J.C. Trewin.
    ContributionsMitchenson, Joe.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination307p.,ill.,26cm
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17543217M


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Somerset Maughan. Raymond Mander. Rockliff, - pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Bibliographic information. William Somerset Maugham CH (/ m ɔː m / MAWM; 25 January – 16 December ) was an English playwright, novelist, and short story was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest-paid author during the mater: St Thomas's Hospital Medical School.

In fact, much of Maugham's early success was in the theatre and it was a world he knew extremely well. The heroine of this book is Julia Lambert, an ageing actress whose husband, Michael Gosselyn, manages the Siddons Theatre and her career. They have one son, Roger, and a marriage which is respectable, but passionless/5(33).

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Trewin); A Picture History of Opera, (with Philip Hope-Wallace); The Turbulent Thirties, (with J. However, for those of you who demand more straightforward, solid, and substantiating evidence Theatrical companion to Maugham book how the story line is so similar to "The Razor's Edge," there was a book published, albeit long out of print, titled Theatrical Companion to Maugham, Mander, Raymond & Mitchenson, Joe; Macmillian Company, New York, () which includes information.

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Seller Inventory # S_ (Guild Book No. ) W Somerset Maugham. Published by The British Publishers Guild. Julia spent a happy morning in bed reading the Sunday papers. She read first the theatrical news, then the gossip columns, after that the woman's pages, and finally cast an eye over the head-lines of the world's news.

The book reviews she ignored; she could never understand why so 4/5(32). W Maugham. Theatre. Julia Lambert is in her prime, the greatest actress in England. On stage she is a true professional, in full possession of her emotions. Off stage, however, she is bored with her husband, less disciplined about her behaviour.

She is at first amused by the attentions of a shy but ambitious young fan, then thrilled by his persistence—and at last wildly but dangerously in. Although these journal selections are, by nature, episodic and of varying quality, they range over more than 50 years of the writer's life and there is much that Maugham scholars and admirers find of interest in this book.

Influence. In Maugham instituted the Somerset Maugham Award, awarded to the best British writer or writers under the. InWilliam Somerset Maugham was honored by being made a Companion of Honor, which is an honorable order of the Commonwealth Realms.

On the list of the best English-language novels of the 20th Century by the Modern Library, Maugham's ‘Of Human Bondage’ was ranked at No.

Hastings (The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham) has more to say, that the lead female role, Stella, was written with Gladys Cooper, Maugham's favourite actress, in mind, and contradictory to Stott, she tells us of its success. So now I have to go to Mander and Mitchenson (Theatrical Companion to Maugham) to resolve this mystery.

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Somerset Maugham. A story of the ""dangerous age"" in a theatrical star, whose marriage has worn thin, and who finds excitement in skirting a treacherous edge of emotional involvement, more or less accidentally thrust upon her.

First rate tale, but lacks the brilliance of such a performance as Cakes and Ale. Maugham can be counted on for masterly craftsmanship; he knows his theatre; and this is his first full. Read the full-text online edition of Theatre: A Novel ().

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Read preview. Theatre: A Novel. By W. Somerset Maugham. The Sacred Flame with Gladys Cooper, from Mander & Mitchenson. So now I have to go to Mander and Mitchenson (Theatrical Companion to Maugham) to resolve this mystery.

Different from what Stott says, the play was first produced in Washington, and then a few days later in New York, with only 24 performances (thus a flop).

I would like to. Maugham tried hard to be a gentleman but finally it wasn't in his nature. A life in letters: W Somerset Maugham. Born 25 January in Paris. His mother, Edith Mary, died when he was eight and. Theatrical Companion to Maugham: A Pictorial Record of the First Performance of the Plays of Maugham by Raymond Mander and Joe Mitchenson, ; A Bibliography of the Works of Maugham by Raymond Toole Scott,revised edition, ; Maugham: An Annotated Bibliography of Writings about Him by Charles Saunders, ; W.

Somerset Maugham: An. Manders, Raymond, and Joe Mitchenson, Theatrical Companion to Maugham: A Pictorial Record of the First Performances of the Plays of W. Somerset Maugham, Rockliff (London, England), Maugham, Robin, Somerset and All the Maughams, New American Library, William Somerset Maugham CH (/ ˈ m ɔː m / MAWM; 25 January – 16 December ) was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer.

He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author during the s. After losing both his parents by the age of 10, Maugham was raised by a paternal uncle who was emotionally cold.

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Maugham had written them during his travels through China and Hong Kong, and he dedicated the book to Syrie. InMaugham bought the Villa La Mauresque, on nine acres at Cap Ferrat on the French Riviera. It became home for most of his life, and it was where he hosted one of the great literary and social salons of the s and 30s.

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For Services Rendered is compared to contemporary plays in Modern British Drama: The Twentieth Century () by Christopher D. Innes, where Innes says the play was "a counterblast to Noel Coward's Cavalcade". ‘The play is particularly extraordinary viewed in retrospect as the lessons of World War One are written so clearly across the lives.

It is their right to prefer the dross to the pure metal. To others like them The Magician can be recommended without reservations. _____ [1] The Punch caricature, published on 24 Juneis reprinted in the most invaluable resource about Maugham’s plays: Raymond Mander and Joe Mitchenson, Theatrical Companion to Maugham, Rockliff,p.

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