Sylvia Llewelyn Davies
Standard Name: Davies, Sylvia Llewelyn
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|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|
|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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