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Peter Pan Summary
J. M. Barrie

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Peter Pan Summary


Peter Pan, which was alternately titled "The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up," was first performed in London, England, on December 27, 1904, at the Duke of York Theatre. It has since become one of the most widely performed and adapted children's stories in the world. It is also Barrie's best-known work, though he was a prolific author writing in a number of genres. Critics believe that one reason Peter Pan was successful from the first is that Barrie combined fantasy and adventure in a way not done before. The play offers a fresh means of storytelling that appeals to both adults and children. While children enjoy the imaginative story and flights of fancy, adults can relate to Peter Pan's desire to forego mature responsibilities and live in the moment. Roger Lancelyn Green wrote in his book Fifty Years of Peter Pan: "Peter Pan is the only children' s play that...

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