P. G. Wodehouse | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Pamela Marsh

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of P. G. Wodehouse.
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Critical Review by Pamela Marsh

SOURCE: “The World of Wodehouse,” in The Christian Science Monitor, Vol. 60, No. 23, December 21, 1967, p. 11.

In the following review, Marsh contends that Wodehouse's short story collection, Plum Pie,“may not contain top-notch examples of his skill, but it is still very good Wodehouse indeed.”

P. G. Wodehouse invented his own 1920s—scarcely brushed by reality when he first wrote about them, comfortingly unaffected by the passing of time ever since.

His Plum Pie, a collection of short stories, is rather like the finale of a traditional British pantomime at Christmas time, with the characters gathering onto the stage together, all busily performing samples of their own acts.

Bertie Wooster is here, among old favorites, trembling like an aspen at the prospect of donning white whiskers and a padded stomach to say &#x...

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