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Questions tagged [j-m-barrie]

Questions about the Scottish novelist and playwright James Matthew Barrie (1860 – 1937) and his works. He is best known as the creator of Peter Pan.

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Was Captain Hook an Etonian in the original text?

The character Captain Hook, main protagonist of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan, definitely attended a British public school: Hook was not his true name. To reveal who he really was would even at this date ...
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What was Captain Hook's name before losing his hand?

In J.M. Barrie's play Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, what was Captain Hook's name before losing his hand?