In this 1901 Napoleonic-era comedy, Phoebe Throssel disguises herself as a vivacious cousin to test the suitor who spurned her. The play inspired the “Quality Street” brand of candy, and Katherine Hepburn starred in a 1937 film. “Barrie’s play has irresistible charm.”—The New York Times.
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About 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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