Echoes of the War (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Echoes of the War (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by J. M. Barrie
     
 

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J. M. Barrie wrote plays to promote support for the “war to end all wars.” Yet they are not plays about war, but rather about parents and the children they send off to war. Though intended to foster support for WWI, from today’s vantage point they can just as easily be interpreted as anti-war. In this play, two old ladies and a criminal sit

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J. M. Barrie wrote plays to promote support for the “war to end all wars.” Yet they are not plays about war, but rather about parents and the children they send off to war. Though intended to foster support for WWI, from today’s vantage point they can just as easily be interpreted as anti-war. In this play, two old ladies and a criminal sit down to tea to discuss war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411440104
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
202
File size:
188 KB

Meet the Author

J. M. Barrie (1860-1937) was a Scottish author and playwright. He was involved in the early twentieth-century attempts to overcome state censorship of the arts. Drawing inspiration from the Lewely Davies family (who had five boys), Barrie is best known as the creator of Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up.

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