Jerome, Jerome Klapka,
1859-1927, English humorist and playwright. His Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow
(1886) and Three Men in a Boat
(1889) gave him his reputation for genial humor. Of his dramatic works, The Passing of the Third Floor Back
(1907), a contemporary morality play, was the most famous.
See study by R. M. Favrot (1973).
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