Barr, Robert, 1850-1912Alternative names
Humorist and author Robert Barr was born in Scotland, and raised in Canada, where he became headmaster of a school in Ontario. He published a humorous sketch of a boating trip in the Detroit Free Press under the pseudonym Luke Sharp, and embarked on a diverse and successful career in literature. He worked as a journalist in Detroit and London, writing short fiction as well, before co-founding The Idler. In addition to humorous works, Barr also wrote successful novels, detective fiction, and plays.
From the description of Robert Barr letters and article galley, 1893-1911. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 61691280
- Male authors, English--Correspondence
- Ciegos--Libros y lectura