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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  • Barrie, Sir James (Matthew) — (9 may. 1860, Kirriemuir, Angus, Escocia–19 jun. 1937, Londres, Inglaterra). Dramaturgo y novelista escocés. Después de mudarse a Londres escribió Auld Licht Idylls (1888), un libro sobre su Escocia natal. Su novela más vendida El pequeño… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • 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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  • James Matthew Barrie — J.M. Barrie, um 1890 Sir James Matthew Barrie, Baronet (* 9. Mai 1860 in Kirriemuir, Schottland; † 19. Juni 1937 in London), besser als J. M. Barrie bekannt, war ein schottischer Schriftsteller und Dramatiker. Peter Pan ist seine bek …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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