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The P G Wodehouse Society (UK) Essay Prize: The Winners - cover

The P G Wodehouse Society (UK) Essay Prize: The Winners

Fergus Butler-Gallie, Anna Sanchez O'Brien, Dorothy McDowell, Ashley D. Polasek

Publisher: TSB

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TSB  Can of Worms Press is delighted to announce the publication of an anthology of the winning essays of the inaugural P G Wodehouse Society (UK) essay prize.
"Only Shakespeare has more original citations than Wodehouse in the Oxford English Dictionary" TIM ANDREW Chairman, The P G Wodehouse Society Step into the world of Wodehouse with these prize-winning essays.The essay competition was launched to encourage academic interest in and a wider acknowledgement of the cultural significance of Wodehouse's works. The contest received over 50 entries from all over the world, including entrants in both its senior and junior prizes. With the judging panel chaired by Sophie Ratcliffe – Oxford professor, writer, critic, and editor of P. G. Wodehouse: A Life in Letters– and with a highly esteemed panel of judges including Stephen Fry, the selected essays were well-chosen from an impressive stack of high-quality pieces. The published essays are varied in topic and comprise of an honourable mention arguing that Galahad Threepwood can be seen as a gay icon, an honourable mention applauding the multimedia adaptations of A Damsel in Distress, a winning junior entry arguing why Jeeves and Wooster should be introduced to YA audiences, and a winning adult entry which describes the night as a character in its own right within Wodehouse stories.
Available since: 06/07/2024.
Print length: 128 pages.

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