Chapter 20. W. Somerset Maugham's Ashenden Stories

  1. Cheryl Alexander Malcolm Associate Professor1 and
  2. David Malcolm Professor2
  1. David Malcolm Professor

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304770.ch20

A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story

A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story

How to Cite

Malcolm, D. (2008) W. Somerset Maugham's Ashenden Stories, in A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story (eds C. A. Malcolm and D. Malcolm), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304770.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of American Studies, University of Gdańsk, Poland

  2. 2

    English Institute, University of Gdańsk, Poland

Author Information

  1. English Institute, University of Gdańsk, Poland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145374

Online ISBN: 9781444304770

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Keywords:

  • Somerset Maugham - 100 short stories in a long, multifaceted, successful and, ultimately, controversial career;
  • “The Hairless Mexican” - different from some of Ashenden stories;
  • “The Hairless Mexican” adding to richness of Ashenden stories;
  • “Giulia Lazzari”- most complex of Ashenden stories;
  • W. Somerset Maugham's Ashenden Stories;
  • “Miss King,” - one of the best known of Ashenden stories

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • “The Hairless Mexican”

  • “Giulia Lazzari”

  • “Miss King”

  • References and Further Reading