Author:Barry Pain

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Barry Pain
(1864–1928)
English journalist, poet and writer. He was known as a writer of parody and lightly humorous stories, but he also wrote many horror stories, which were well received by the lay men and critics, both. Best remembered for his Eliza group of comedic short stories.

Works[edit]

(partial list)

  • "The Army of the Dead", A treasury of war poetry, British and American poems of the world war, 1914-1919. Part 23 'The Fallen', p. 377.

Eliza stories[edit]

  • Eliza (1900) IA : PG : librivox
  • Eliza's Husband (1903)
  • Eliza Getting On (1911)
  • Exit Eliza (1912)
  • Eliza's Son (1913)

Other works[edit]

  • In a Canadian Canoe (1891), papers reprinted from The Granta
  • Playthings and Parodies (1892)
  • Stories And Interludes (1892) IA
  • Graeme And Cyril (1893), published as Two in the U.S.
  • The Kindness of the Celestial (1894)
  • The Octave of Claudius (1897) IA
  • The Romantic History Of Robin Hood (1898) (also serialised as Robin Hood and His Merry Men in The English Illustrated Magazine, 1898)
  • Willmay (1898)
  • Another English Woman's Love Letters (1901)
  • Stories in the Dark (1901)
  • De Omnibus, by the Conductor (1901) IA
  • Nothing Serious (1901)
  • The One Before (1902)
  • Little Entertainments (1903)
  • Three Fantasies (1904)
  • Curiosities (1904)
  • Deals (1904)
  • Lindley Kays (1904)
  • The Memoirs Of Constantine Dix (1905)
  • Robinson Crusoe's Return (1906)
  • Wilhelmina In London (1906)
  • The Shadow of the Unseen with James Blyth (1907)
  • The Diary Of A Baby (1907)
  • The Luck Of Norman Dale with James Blyth (1908)
  • First Lessons In Story-writing (1908)
  • Proofs Before Pulping (1909)
  • The Gifted Family (1909)
  • The Exiles of Faloo (1910)
  • An Exchange of Souls (1911)
  • Stories In Grey (1911) IA
  • Here And Hereafter (1911) PG
  • Stories Without Tears (1912)
  • Mr. Malding's Progress (1912; promotional story/booklet for Berlitz Schools of Languages)
  • Mrs. Murphy (1913)
  • The Mountain Apart (as by James Prosper) (1913)
  • The New Gulliver, and other stories (1913) IA : PG
  • One Kind And Another (1914)
  • The Short Story (1914)
  • Futurist Fifteen (1914)
  • Edwards (1915)
  • Me And Harris (1916)
  • Collected Tales (1916)
  • Confessions Of Alphonse (1917)
  • Innocent Amusements (1918)
  • Says Mrs. Hicks ( circa 1918)
  • The Problem Club (1919)
  • The Death Of Maurice (1920)
  • Marge Askinforit (1920) IA : PG
  • Going Home (1921)
  • If Summer Don't (1921)
  • If Winter Don't (1922) PG

Individual short works[edit]

Poems[edit]


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1928, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.