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W. Somerset Maugham

Novelist (25-Jan-1874 — 16-Dec-1965)


Frederick T. Bason. A Bibliography of the Writings of William Somerset Maugham. Folcroft Library Editions. 1973. 78pp.

Laurence Brander. Somerset Maugham: A Guide. Oliver & Boyd. 1963. 222pp.

Forrest D. Burt. W. Somerset Maugham. Twayne. 1985. 157pp.

Robert Calder. Willie: The Life of W. Somerset Maugham. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1990. 429pp.

Richard Albert Cordell. Somerset Maugham: A Biographical and Critical Study. Indiana University Press. 1961. 274pp.

Anthony Curtis. Somerset Maugham. Macmillan. 1977. 216pp.

Anthony Curtis; John Whitehead. W. Somerset Maugham: The Critical Heritage. Routledge. 1987. 470pp.

Garson Kanin. Remembering Mr. Maugham. London: Hamish Hamilton. 1966. 240pp.

Robin Maugham. Somerset and All the Maughams. New York: New American Library. 1966. 270pp.

Robin Maugham. Conversations with Willie: Recollections of W. Somerset Maugham. Allen. 1978. 184pp.

Wilmon Menard. The Two Worlds of Somerset Maugham. Los Angeles: Sherbourne Press. 1965. 374pp.

Ted Morgan. Maugham. Simon and Schuster. 1980. 711pp.

Karl G. Pfeiffer. W. Somerset Maugham: A Candid Portrait. W. W. Norton. 1959. 222pp.

Charles Sanders. W. Somerset Maugham: An Annotated Bibliography of Writings About Him. Northern Illinois University Press. 1970. 436pp.

Raymond Toole Stott. Bibliography of Works of W. Somerset Maugham. Littlehampton Book Services. 1964. 160pp.

John Whitehead. Maugham: A Reappraisal. Barnes & Noble. 1987. 224pp.


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  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.495)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.466)

  9. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.148)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.990)

  11. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.159)

  12. Twentieth Century Authors (p.934)

  13. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.136)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.664)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.336)

  16. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (pp.537-39)

  17. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.355)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.23)

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