Author:Donald Robert Perry Marquis

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Donald Robert Perry Marquis

Pen name Don Marquis. American poet, artist, newspaper columnist, humorist, playwright and author. Remembered best for his comic creations, "Archy and Mehitabel," a cockroach and an alley cat, supposed authors of humorous verse. During his lifetime he was equally famous for creating another fictitious character, "the Old Soak."

Donald Robert Perry Marquis


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Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1927.

The author died in 1937, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 84 years or less. These works may 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.