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P. G. Wodehouse is known as a consumate stylist, and a lot is known about how he plotted and wrote his novels. Did he ever say anything about his writing in the first person? I'm particularly curious about how he wrote "as" Bertie Wooster, who has a very distinctive writing style that differs in some ways from Wodehouse's own. Has he (or his biographers) written anything about how he developed Bertie's "voice" and then sustained it consistently across ten novels and over thirty short stories over 59 years?

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    thumbs up for P.G. Wodehouse question – Matrim Cauthon Jan 24 '17 at 13:07
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    I have no answer, and the following is not at all related to your question, but you may enjoy reading this interview, if you haven't already. – ShreevatsaR Feb 28 '17 at 9:32
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    Bertie put some things (his article for Milady's Boudoir, the swimming pool incident, a cat in an adage) into every story, or so it seems; perhaps that was done partly to anchor the ‘voice’. – Anton Sherwood Dec 18 '17 at 23:07

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