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P.G. Wodehouse, in his own words

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Published by Overlook Press in Woodstock, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wodehouse, P. G. 1881-1975 -- Quotations,
  • Quotations, English

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 2001.

    Other titlesIn his own words
    Statement[selected and edited by] Barry Day and Tony Ring.
    GenreQuotations.
    ContributionsDay, Barry., Ring, Tony.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6045.O53 A6 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3564331M
    ISBN 101585673935
    LC Control Number2002034610


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This book is made up of quotes from Wodehouse’s fiction, plays, musicals, letters, and essays chosen by Barry Day and Tony Ring to reveal the man behind the works with little commentary. I, too, will follow the same pattern and let Wodehouse speak for himself/5.

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There are chapters on Wodehouse's family and background, P.G. Wodehouse happy schooldays at Dulwich College, the. This word has three citations in its entry in the OED, but they’re all taken from works by Wodehouse; the entry includes the parenthesis ‘Only in P.

Wodehouse.’ It is a verb meaning to ‘harass’ or to ‘snub’: Wodehouse uses it in both senses. It first appears in The Inimitable Jeeves. P.G. Wodehouse was one of the most widely renowned humorists of the 20th century.

+BIOGRAPHY. Wodehouse was born Octo ; and he died on February 14th, in a Southampton Hospital, New York, from a long illness that eventually culminated in a heart attack at the age of "From P. Wodehouse’s first letter in his own words book in at age seventeen to the last, written (days before his death) in FebruarySophie Ratcliffe’s splendid editing presents Wodehouse’s life in his own words." - Daniel P.

King, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin This book was reviewed in the July issue of World Literature Today/5. P.G. Wodehouse's novels, stories, letters and non-fiction give a wonderfully funny gloss on the events of his own life, and his lifetime admirer Barry Day has told his story through his own writings.

This is a beautifully produced and illustrated gift book, full of brilliant wordplay and hilarious scenes from Wodehouse's writing, and unified by. Get this from a library. P.G. Wodehouse, in his own words. [P G Wodehouse; Barry Day; Tony Ring] -- The life of P.G.

Wodehouse told through the novels, stories, letters and non-fiction of Wodehouse. Wodehouse in his own words. The beginning and the end are more interesting than the middle, which is repetitious. It is repetitious because he had a facility to come up with new plots, and to write copiously without writer's block, so there are lots of "I wrote another 5, words of my new novel" quotes, because that is what he did over and s: Rupert Psmith is a recurring fictional character in several novels by British author P.

Wodehouse, being one of Wodehouse's best-loved characters. The P in his surname is silent and was added by himself, in order to distinguish him from other Smiths.

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Export to EndNoteWeb; Export to EndNote; Save to List; Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag. Saved in: P.G. Wodehouse, in his own words / Bibliographic Details; Main Author. Wodehouse oddly transferred money from his own account to Edward Delaney, a stridently anti-Semitic American commentator who after working with Father Coughlin, broadcast Nazi propaganda from Berlin.

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$ P.G. Wodehouse Spring Fever first American edition. $ Young Men in Spats-P. Wodehouse. $ P.G. Wodehouse (pronounced \WOOD-howss\) was incredibly prolific: he wrote more than 90 books, collaborated on more than 30 plays and musical comedies, and wrote more than 20 film scripts.

His writing is facile and flowing and funny, and his choice of unusual and colorful words is inseparable from the dry comic wit in his stories.

Early in his career, Wodehouse was also a lyricist, writing some songs, more than half of them in collaboration with Jerome Kern, and contributing to the books of several musicals by other composers, including Cole Porter's Anything Goes (). In all, over a period of eight decades, he wrote 96 novels, 18 plays, and lyrics for 33 musicals.

More than half of the book is taken up with the few short months that Wodehouse spent in a German prison camp during the war, and the subsequent broadcasts he made about his experiences there.

While this episode would have to be covered in any biography, one chapter would be more bal A disappointingly dull account of the life of one of my /5(11). From the publisher of the acclaimed collector's Wodehouse editions, P.G. Wodehouse In His Own Words is a sparkling collection of excerpts from the master's own writings that reveals a wonderfully entertaining gloss on Wodehouse's own life : ABRAMS.

P.G. Wodehouse: in his own words. [P G Wodehouse; Barry Day] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: P G Wodehouse; Barry Day. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: The Best Books by P.

Wodehouse You Should Read Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse became one of the most successful English comic writers of the 20th century. Literary genius and a light approach to life allowed him to play with language in a unique fashion, giving an individual spark to every novel through vivid descriptions, sharp wit.

In Wodehouse collaborated with Bolton on the book for Cole Porter's Anything Goes (Porter wrote his own lyrics), but at the last minute their version was almost entirely rewritten by others at the instigation of the producer, who disliked the original script. - Covers from various editions of the P.

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George Orwell, in his essay “In Defence of P. Wodehouse,” fromconcluded, of Wodehouse’s broadcasts, that “the main idea in making them was to keep in touch with his public and.

Bertram Wilberforce Wooster is a fictional character in the comedic Jeeves stories created by British author P. amiable English gentleman and one of the "idle rich", Bertie appears alongside his valet, Jeeves, whose intelligence manages to save Bertie or one of his friends from numerous awkward Wooster and Jeeves have been described as "one of the great.

Wodehouse, in his words, preferred to spread “sweetness and light”. Nicholas Barber, BBC In our latest essay in which a critic reflects on a cultural work that brings them joy, Nicholas Barber pays tribute to the blissfully escapist comic novels of PG Wodehouse.

P.G. Wodehouse: A Portrait of a Master (5th ed.). New York: Schirmer Trade Books. ISBN – Contains a bibliography of short stories issued in collections published before ; Kuzmenko, Michel (The Russian Wodehouse Society) (21 October ). "Wodehouse short stories". Bibliography. Archived from the original on 9 August Hollywood also features in your next choice, Wodehouse on Wodehouse.

This is a collection of three of Wodehouse’s non-fiction books. One of them, Bring on the Girls, describes Wodehouse’s time as a lyricist, and in Hollywood when he worked with [musical producers] Guy Bolton and Jerome also contains his own autobiography, Over Seventy, in which he describes his Victorian childhood.

In other words, the hard-bitten Orwell had read some thirty-five or forty of the books Wodehouse had published by.

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In a recent article for The New Yorker, Rivka Galchen explored a period in Wodehouse’s life that nearly ruined his reputation. Specifically, a period when this most escapist of writers encountered a.

P.G. Wodehouse in Wikimedia Commons. Wodehouse wrote 71 novels. For those new to him, I recommend you start with Right Ho, Jeeves. It is a delight. His books .Typed letter, signed from P. G. Wodehouse [] perhaps England's greatest comic novelist.

A very good letter, tinged with melancholy to Jon Wynne Tyson [] publisher and sometime 'King of Redonda', a tiny islet in the Caribbean, a half fanciful, half real creation originally stemming from the imagination of the writer MP Shiel. Wodehouse's letter dated 6th July in response.