Sylvia Llewelyn Davies

Standard Name: Davies, Sylvia Llewelyn


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Family and Intimate relationships Sir J. M. Barrie
Without children of his own, Barrie had a habit of monopolising the children of friends, for whom he invented elaborate games. Among children so situated were Bevil Quiller-Couch (who was later the fiancé of the...
Family and Intimate relationships Daphne Du Maurier
DDM 's aunt Sylvia du Maurier (later Sylvia Llewelyn Davies) became a friend of James Barrie , whose Peter Pan was in part inspired by her five small sons.
Textual Features Sir J. M. Barrie
This unusual, almost allegorical novel balances fantasy with actuality. Barrie represented the artistic and the maternal impulses through fictionalised versions of himself and of Sylvia Llewelyn Davies (née du Maurier), with whose five young sons...


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