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7 edition of On a Chinese Screen - Sketches found in the catalog.

On a Chinese Screen - Sketches

by W. Somerset Maugham

  • 309 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Hesperides Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classic fiction,
  • Classics,
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11680855M
    ISBN 101406794406
    ISBN 109781406794403

    - I made this in art class. See more ideas about Dragon drawing, Chinese dragon drawing, Dragon pins. Sketch Book Sketch. 65 73 3. Artist Artistic Art. Colored Pencils. 60 86 8. Planning Plan Adjusting. Calligraphy Pen Thanks. Colored Pencils. 6. Address Book Notebook. Screen Chinese Screen. 29 46 2. Drawing Pencil Sketch. 39 11 Man Person Artist. 62 57 Drawing Pencil Art. 61 58

    Get this from a library! On a Chinese screen. [W Somerset Maugham;] -- "Maugham spent the winter months of travelling fifteen hundred miles up the Yangtze river. Always more interested in people than places, he noted down finely crafted sketches of those he met on.   A rare and large dali marble-inset zitan table screen. 19th century. 35 in ( cm) high, 27¾ in ( cm) wide, 12¼ in ( cm) deep. Estimate: $80,, Offered in Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on 13 September at Christie’s New York.

    On A Chinese Screen: Maugham spent the winter months of travelling miles up the Yangtze river. Always more interested in people than places he gave full rein to a sensitive and philosophical nature: ON A CHINESE SCREEN is the refined accumulation of the countless scraps of paper on which he had taken notes. A series of acute and finely crafted sketches of Westerners who . Chinese footed screen. Late 19th-early 20th century. H 42", W /2", D 14". Excellent condition. Please refer to th on


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In "On a Chinese Screen" Maugham has written 58 beautiful yet astute caricatures of people he met and places he visited during his journey up the Yangtze River in / Each small tale is a perceptive observation about a time of day, a person's character, a place or an event.

Maugham's writing is eloquent and beautiful. He doesn't waste words/5(14). Maugham’s ‘On a Chinese Screen’, first published incontains 58 vignettes on pages from the perspective of an Englishman (presumably Maugham) traveling through China.

The majority of these vignettes describe the circumstances of foreigners living in China in the ’s/5. On a Chinese Screen, also known as On a Chinese Screen: Sketches of Life in China, is a travel book by W. Somerset Maugham, first published in It is a series of short sketches Maugham made during a trip along the Yangtze River inand although ostensibly about China the book is equally focused on the various westerners he met during the trip and their struggles to accept or.

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Before this book, Maugham tried his hands at travel writing as early as in Sketch Book Sketch. Colored Pencils. Calligraphy Pen Thanks. Address Book Notebook. Colored Pencils. Colour Color Colorful.

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It allows tablet users to doodle and take notes on their screen. It is a series of sketches and impressions he made and collected during his travels around Spain.

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This short book reads more like a series of journal entries than anything else, noting the differences in Chinese society at that time and how Westerners tend to cope with it. These are a series of snapshots into different individuals that could have been sketches for stories themselves.

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