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Ten novels and their authors
W. Somerset Maugham
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Ten Novels and Their Authors is a work of literary criticism by William Somerset Maugham. Maugham Ten novels and their authors book together what he considers to have been the ten greatest novels and writes about the books and the authors.
The ten novels are: The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling by Henry Fielding. Pride and Prejudice by Jane : W.
Somerset Maugham. What a great book. Essentially it is an instruction manual of the things you should think about when planning your own novel. The book comprises ten authors and their books and provides a short biography of each writer, then a study of their greatest achievement in chapter is actually an essay with the book starting with an introduction and ending with a postscript/5(14).
What a great book. Essentially it is an instruction manual of the things you should think about when planning your own novel. The book comprises ten authors and their books and provides a short biography of each writer, then a study of their greatest achievement in chapter is actually an essay with the book starting with an introduction and ending with a by: 5.
In this book, Somerset Maughm attempts to answer these questions on the basis of his analysis of ten classic novels and the lives of their authors.
While there are individual chapters dedicated to particular books, in the introduction and conclusion, Maughm gives Ten novels and their authors book views Ten novels and their authors book the art Ten novels and their authors book craft of novel writing/5.
Any fan of stories that involve juicy subjects like adultery, gambling, marriage plots, and, well, Russian feudalism, would instantly place Anna Karenina at the peak of their “greatest novels” list.
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Afforded here are some of the formulae of greatness in the genre, as well as the flaws and heresies which enfeeble it. Written by a master of fiction, Ten Novels and Their Authors is a unique and invaluable guide/5(25).
The greatest novels of all time: The list This article is more than 16 years old From Don Quixote to American Pastoral, take a look at the greatest novels of all time. Somerset Maugham - Ten Novels and Their Authors. Fielding’s enemies accuse him of being a political hireling.
He was. He was quite ready to put his great gifts at the service of Sir Robert Walpole and, when he found they were not wanted, he was equally ready to put them at /5(25).
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Whether you've loved the book or not, if you. Heinemann, Book. Very Good. Original Cloth. A series of essays on ten great novels; includes an introductory chapter on The Art of Fiction, followed by essays on Tom Jones, Pride and Prejudice, Le Rouge et le Noir, Le Pere Goriot, David Copperfield, Madame Bovary, Moby Dick, Wuthering Heights, The Brothers Karamazov, and War and Peace.
Somerset Maugham, Ten Novels and their Authors (Vintage Classics, repr ) This will be a long-ish review, so let me say outright, I enjoyed this book thoroughly and would recommend it. Maugham's studies of the lives and masterpieces of ten great novelists are outstanding examples of literary criticism at its finest.
Afforded here are some of the formulae of greatness in the genre, as well as the flaws and heresies which enfeeble it. Written by a master of fiction, Ten Novels and Their Authors is a unique and invaluable guide. Somerset Maugham Ten Novels and Their Authors Heinemann, Hardback, 8vo.
First published as Great Novelists and Their Novels, Revised and expanded as Ten Novels and Their Authors, Contents 1. The Art of Fiction/5(5). Ten novels and their authors. [W Somerset Maugham] Book: All Authors / Contributors: W Somerset Maugham. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: "A publication of the Heinemann Group of Publishers." # Great novelists and.
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