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Lord Emsworth Acts For The Best

Author : Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
ISBN : 0140185208
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A complete collection of the short stories in Wodehouse's Blandings series, introduced by one of Britain's favourite comic writers. The volume comprizes all the stories from "Blandings Castle", "One From Plum Pie", and "One From Nothing" series.

The World Of Blandings

Author : Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
ISBN : UOM:39015002129552
Genre : Blandings Castle (England : Imaginary place)
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P G Wodehouse And Hollywood

Author : Brian Taves
ISBN : 0786484438
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Beloved British humorist P.G. Wodehouse produced a wealth of literature in his lengthy career, contributing novels, short stories, plays, lyrics and essays to the canon of comic writing. His work in film and television included two stints as a screenwriter in Hollywood in the 1930s, and his stories have been the basis for more than 150 film and television productions. He also wrote 20 stories and essays about Hollywood, satirizing the city and its entertainment magnates. This book studies P.G. Wodehouse’s extensive, but often overlooked relationship with Tinsel Town. The book is arranged chronologically, covering Wodehouse’s Hollywood career from his early efforts in silent film, to his later contributions in television, to his work adapted posthumously for the screen. Radio is covered as well, including a discussion of his internment in occupied France and his brief appearances on German radio. Reflecting Wodehouse’s international appeal, the book covers Wodehouse films and television in England, Germany, Sweden, and India. Also included are a comprehensive, detailed list of Wodehouse’s stories and articles about Hollywood, and a complete filmography of motion picture and television works to which he contributed or which were based on his stories.
Category: Literary Criticism

Short Stories By P G Wodehouse

Author : Source Wikipedia
ISBN : 1230498516
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (stories not included). Pages: 44. Chapters: P. G. Wodehouse short stories bibliography, Jeeves Takes Charge, Mr. Mulliner, Jeeves and the Yule-tide Spirit, The Great Sermon Handicap, Jeeves in the Springtime, Excelsior, The Reverent Wooing of Archibald, Lord Emsworth and the Girl Friend, Uncle Fred Flits By, Company for Gertrude, The Custody of the Pumpkin, Lord Emsworth Acts for the Best, The Level Business Head, Ukridge and the Old Stepper, The Masked Troubadour, Pig-hoo-o-o-o-ey, The Come-back of Battling Billson, Birth of a Salesman, A Bit of Luck for Mabel, Sticky Wicket at Blandings, The Go-getter, The Debut of Battling Billson, First Aid for Dora, No Wedding Bells for Him, Ukridge's Accident Syndicate, The Crime Wave at Blandings, Ukridge Rounds a Nasty Corner, Ukridge Sees Her Through, Ukridge and the Home from Home, The Long Arm of Looney Coote, The Exit of Battling Billson, Extricating Young Gussie, Buttercup Day, Ukridge's Dog College, The Truth About George, Mulliner's Buck-U-Uppo, The Episode of the Live Weekly, The Return of Battling Billson, The Smile that Wins, A Slice of Life, The Man Upstairs, Something to Worry About, The Episode of the Financial Napoleon, Honeysuckle Cottage, Meet Mr Mulliner, The Episode of the Exiled Monarch, Deep Waters, The Episode of the Landlady's Daughter, The Episode of the Theatrical Venture, The Politeness of Princes, The Episode of the Hired Past, Comrade Bingo, Buried Treasure, Strychnine in the Soup, The Letter of the Law, Best Seller, Success Story, Farewell to Legs, There's Always Golf, The Bishop's Move, Bertie Changes His Mind, The Castaways. Excerpt: The following is an incomplete list of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse grouped by the Wodehouse canon to which they belong, if applicable, within which they are listed by date of first publication. For a list of...

The Novel Life Of Pg Wodehouse

Author : Roderick Easdale
ISBN : 9781783338276
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Was PG Wodehouse really a traitor, a naive simpleton dominated by his wife and out of touch with the world around him? This book challenges many of the accepted wisdoms about PG Wodehouse and his work and skilfully entwines details of Wodehouse's life with an analysis of his work to show that, contrary to popular belief, many of the scenarios, characters and issues he wrote about came from his own, sometimes bitter, personal experience. It shows, for instance, how Bertie Wooster is a much misunderstood figure in literature and shared many of the characteristics and life story of PG Wodehouse himself. Easdale also gives fresh insight into PG Wodehouse's alleged ‘treachery’ during World War II and his motives for making five radio broadcasts from Germany which were to cast a shadow over the rest of his life. ‘Easdale often finds an original angle with which to shatter stale, accepted perception... this book is compelling.’ (Country Life). ‘This fascinating examination offers a refreshing and accessible study of Wodehouse’s work.’ (Press Association).
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The World Of Blandings

Author : P.G. Wodehouse
ISBN : 9781448164769
Genre : Fiction
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Blandings is now a major BBC One show starring Jennifer Saunders and Timothy Spall. In this wonderfully fat omnibus, which seems to span the dimensions of the Empress of Blandings herself (the fattest pig in Shropshire and surely all England), the whole world of Blandings Castle is spread out for our delectation: the engagingly dotty Lord Emsworth and his enterprising brother Galahad, his terrifying sister Lady Constance, Beach the butler (his voice 'like tawny port made audible'), James Wellbeloved, the gifted but not always sober pigman, and Lord Emsworth's secretary the Efficient Baxter, with gleaming spectacles, whose attempts to bring order to the Castle always end in disarray. Lurking in the wings is Sir Gregory Parsloe-Parsloe of Matchingham Hall, the neighbour with designs on the Prize which must surely belong to the Empress. As Evelyn Waugh wrote, 'The gardens of Blandings Castle are that original garden from which we are all exiled.' This omnibus contains Something Fresh, Summer Lightning and three short stories.
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Blandings Castle And Elsewhere

Author : P.G. Wodehouse
ISBN : 9781409063568
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A Blandings collection The ivied walls of Blandings Castle have seldom glowed as sunnily as in these wonderful stories - but there are snakes in the rolling parkland ready to nip Clarence, the absent-minded Ninth Earl of Emsworth, when he least expects it. For a start the Empress of Blandings, in the running for her first prize in the Fat Pigs Class at the Shropshire Agricultural Show, is off her food - and can only be coaxed back to the trough by a call in her own language. Then there is the feud with Head Gardener McAllister, aided by Clarence's sister, the terrifying Lady Constance, and the horrible prospect of the summer fête - twin problems solved by the arrival of a delightfully rebellious little girl from London. But first of all there is the vexed matter of the custody of the pumpkin. Skipping an ocean and a continent, Wodehouse also treats us to some unputdownable stories of excess from the monstrous Golden Age of Hollywood.
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Do Butlers Burgle Banks

Author : Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028971484
Genre : Fiction
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Thank You Wodehouse

Author : John Humphrey Carlile Morris
ISBN : UOM:39015004158450
Genre : Characters and characteristics in literature
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