Barrie, Sir James (Matthew)


Barrie, Sir James (Matthew)
born May 9, 1860, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scot.
died June 19, 1937, London, Eng.

Scottish playwright and novelist.

After moving to London, he wrote Auld Licht Idylls (1888), a book about his native Scotland. His best-selling novel The Little Minister (1891) was made into a play in 1897. His plays Quality Street (1901) and The Admirable Crichton (1902) ran successfully in London. After creating the stories of Peter Pan for a friend's sons, he won great success with his classic children's play Peter Pan, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up (1904). His other plays include The Twelve-Pound Look (1910) and Dear Brutus (1917).

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  • Sir James Matthew Barrie — noun Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860 1937) • Syn: ↑Barrie, ↑James Barrie, ↑J. M. Barrie, ↑James Matthew Barrie • Instance Hypernyms: ↑dramatist, ↑playwright …   Useful english dictionary

  • James Matthew Barrie — noun Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860 1937) • Syn: ↑Barrie, ↑James Barrie, ↑J. M. Barrie, ↑Sir James Matthew Barrie • Instance Hypernyms: ↑dramatist, ↑playwright …   Useful english dictionary

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