The Uncollected Wodehouse
is a collection of short stories
by P. G. Wodehouse
. First published in the United States
on November 9 1976
, New York
, it contains 14 short stories, five of which had appeared in the United Kingdom
in the 1914 collection The Man Upstairs
. All had previously appeared in UK. periodicals
between 1901 and 1915; some had also appeared in the U.S.
The collection was edited and introduced by David A. Jasen, and features a foreword by Malcolm Muggeridge.
- "When Papa Swore in Hindustanti"
- "A Corner in Lines"
- "The Autograph Hunters"
- UK: Pearson's, February 1905
- "Tom, Dick and Harry"
- "The Good Angel" (appears in The Man Upstairs collection)
- UK: Strand, February 1910
- US: Cosmopolitan, February 1910 (relocated to the U.S., retitled "The Matrimonial Sweepstakes")
- "The Man Upstairs" (also in The Man Upstairs)
- UK: Strand, March 1910
- US: Cosmopolitan, March 1910 (relocated to the U.S.)
- "Pillingshot, Detective"
- "When Doctors Disagree" (also in The Man Upstairs)
- UK: Strand, December 1910
- "The Best Sauce"
- UK: Strand, July 1911
- US: Pictorial Review, February 1913 (retitled "A Dinner of Herbs")
- "Pots O' Money" (also in The Man Upstairs)
- UK: Strand, December 1911
- "Ruth in Exile" (also in The Man Upstairs)
- UK: Strand, July 1912
- US: Ainslee's, August 1912
- "Death at the Excelsior"
- "The Test Case"
The Cosmopolitan story "The Matrimonial Sweepstakes", a reset and slightly lengthened version of "The Good Angel", marks the earliest mention of Lord Emsworth.