Peter Pan (barnes And Noble Classics)Reviews
- Number of Pages: 208
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
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Peter Pan initial flew across a London stage in 1904, overwhelming audiences with its tale of a magical boy who never grows up, who lures young Wendy and her brothers to Neverland where they meet pirates, Indians, fairies, and the Lost Boys. For children, it remains a marvelous mix of fantasy and adventure, featuring unique, imaginative characters, who frisk and frolic in an enchanting land. Following the play's astonishing success, J. M. Barrie revised and expanded the story and published it as this novel, originally titled Peter and Wendy when it appeared in 1911. Of course, the ageless Peter Pan might be the happy exception. Neither side wins, for the one inevitably becomes the other. ” The climactic duel in amongst the proud and insolent youth” (Peter Pan) at the same time since the dark and sinister man” (Captain Hook) is both a swashbuckling romp along with a moving metaphor for the complex, poignant struggle between innocent but irresponsible youth and tainted but dependable maturity. For adults, the story of Peter as well as the Lost Boys works on a much deeper level, speaking to them about the inevitable loss of childhood and the ability to fly.
Amy Billone teaches at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She received her Ph. D. in Comparative Literature at Princeton University, exactly where she wrote her dissertation on women's involvement utilizing the nineteenth-century sonnet.
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