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The Resource A life in letters / : A Life in Letters, P. G. Wodehouse ; edited by Sophie Ratcliffe

A life in letters / : A Life in Letters, P. G. Wodehouse ; edited by Sophie Ratcliffe

Label
A life in letters / : A Life in Letters
Title
A life in letters /
Title remainder
A Life in Letters
Statement of responsibility
P. G. Wodehouse ; edited by Sophie Ratcliffe
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of letters from one of England's greatest comic writers includes his humorous and touching correspondence with family, friends, and great literary figures of the twentieth century
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MvI
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1881-1975
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Wodehouse, P. G.
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6045.O53
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1975-
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Ratcliffe, Sophie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wodehouse, P. G.
  • Novelists, English
  • Novelists, English
Label
A life in letters / : A Life in Letters, P. G. Wodehouse ; edited by Sophie Ratcliffe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previously published: London : Hutchinson, 2011
  • "The definitive edition of the letters-many previously unpublished . . . . Wodehouse corresponded with relatives, friends, and some of the greatest figures of the twentieth century: Agatha Christie, Ira Gershwin, Evelyn Waugh, George Orwell, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The letters are arranged chronologically with intersecting sections of biography written by Sophie Ratcliffe"--Publisher's note
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Childhood -- Dulwich -- 1899/1900: "Set thy beetle-crusher on the ladder of fame" -- Early career -- 1901/1909: "Got a plot, thanks" -- New York -- 1909/1914: "American hustle" -- Love on Long Island -- 1914/1918: "Something fresh" -- The roaring Twenties -- 1919/1930: "This, I need scarcely point out to you, is jolly old fame" -- Wodehouse in Hollywood -- 1930/1931: "This place is loathsome" -- Wodehouse in the Thirties -- 1932/1940: "A jolly strong position" -- Internment -- 1940/1941: "Am quite happy here" -- The broadcasts -- Berlin -- 1941/1943: "So little to tell" -- Paris -- 1943/1947: "Under surveillance" -- Return to America -- 1947/1954: "New York is overwhelming" -- Final years -- 1954/1975: "He did take trouble."
Control code
sky250652961
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
602 p.
Isbn
9780393088991
Lccn
2012019989
Label
A life in letters / : A Life in Letters, P. G. Wodehouse ; edited by Sophie Ratcliffe
Publication
Note
  • Previously published: London : Hutchinson, 2011
  • "The definitive edition of the letters-many previously unpublished . . . . Wodehouse corresponded with relatives, friends, and some of the greatest figures of the twentieth century: Agatha Christie, Ira Gershwin, Evelyn Waugh, George Orwell, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The letters are arranged chronologically with intersecting sections of biography written by Sophie Ratcliffe"--Publisher's note
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Childhood -- Dulwich -- 1899/1900: "Set thy beetle-crusher on the ladder of fame" -- Early career -- 1901/1909: "Got a plot, thanks" -- New York -- 1909/1914: "American hustle" -- Love on Long Island -- 1914/1918: "Something fresh" -- The roaring Twenties -- 1919/1930: "This, I need scarcely point out to you, is jolly old fame" -- Wodehouse in Hollywood -- 1930/1931: "This place is loathsome" -- Wodehouse in the Thirties -- 1932/1940: "A jolly strong position" -- Internment -- 1940/1941: "Am quite happy here" -- The broadcasts -- Berlin -- 1941/1943: "So little to tell" -- Paris -- 1943/1947: "Under surveillance" -- Return to America -- 1947/1954: "New York is overwhelming" -- Final years -- 1954/1975: "He did take trouble."
Control code
sky250652961
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
602 p.
Isbn
9780393088991
Lccn
2012019989

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