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J. M. Barrie

Author (9-May-1860 — 19-Jun-1937)


Cynthia Asquith. Portrait of Barrie. London: James Barrie. 1954. 230pp.

Andrew Birkin. J. M. Barrie & the Lost Boys: The Real Story Behind Peter Pan. Yale University Press. 2003. 323pp.

Michael Elder. The Young James Barrie. London: Macdonald. 1968. 128pp.

Denis MacKail. Barrie: The Story of J. M. B.. London: Peter Davies. 1941. 736pp.

Viola Meynell (editor). Letters of J. M. Barrie. London: Peter Davies. 1942. 311pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.37)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.48)

  8. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.462)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.108)

  10. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.21)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.40)

  12. Twentieth Century Authors (p.79)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.80)

  14. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.42)

  15. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.33)

  16. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.36)

  17. Legends in Their Own Time (p.18)

  18. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.41)

  19. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.25)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.17)

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