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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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J. M. Barrie (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 ...

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