This collection of articles, poems, and stories includes: Some Aspects of Game-Captaincy, An Unfinished Collection, The New Advertising, the Secret Pleasures of Reginald, My Battle with Drink, In Defense of Astigmatism, Photographers and Me, A Plea for Indoor Golf, The Alarming Spread of Poetry, My Life as a Dramatic Critic, The Agonies of Writing a Musical Comedy, On the Writing of Lyrics, The Past Theatrical Season, Damon and Pythias, The Hounted Tram, When Papa Swore in Hindustani; Tom, Dick, and Harry; Jeeves Takes Charge, and Disentangling Old Duggie. According to Wikipedia: "Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (15 October 1881 – 14 February 1975) was an English writer whose body of work includes novels, collections of short stories, and musical theatre. Wodehouse enjoyed enormous popular success during a career of more than seventy years and his prolific writings continue to be widely read. Despite the political and social upheavals that occurred during his life, much of which was spent in France and the United States, Wodehouse's main canvas remained that of pre-war English upper-class society, reflecting his birth, education, and youthful writing career. An acknowledged master of English prose, Wodehouse has been admired both by contemporaries such as Hilaire Belloc, Evelyn Waugh and Rudyard Kipling and by modern writers such as Stephen Fry, Douglas Adams, Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith and Terry Pratchett. Journalist and writer Christopher Hitchens commented, "there is not, and never will be, anything to touch him." Best known today for the Jeeves and Blandings Castle novels and short stories, Wodehouse was also a playwright and lyricist who was part author and writer of 15 plays and of 250 lyrics for some 30 musical comedies, many of them produced in collaboration with Jerome Kern and Guy Bolton. He worked with Cole Porter on the musical Anything Goes (1934), wrote the lyrics for the hit song "Bill" in Kern's Show Boat (1927), wrote lyrics to Sigmund Romberg's music for the Gershwin – Romberg musical Rosalie (1928), and collaborated with Rudolf Friml on a musical version of The Three Musketeers (1928)."
A WODEHOUSE MISCELLANY - ARTICLES AND STORIES BY P. G. WODEHOUSE