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The sexual tensions of William Sharp : a study of the birth of Fiona Macleod, incorporating two lost works, Ariadne in Naxos and "Beatrice"

Author: Terry L Meyers
Publisher: New York : P. Lang, ©1996.
Series: Studies in nineteenth-century British literature, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By the time he died in 1905, the Scottish writer William Sharp had succeeded as critic, biographer, poet, and novelist. Writing secretly, he also achieved fame as Fiona Macleod, a poet singled out by Yeats for "her" role in the Celtic revival. Two important lost works bearing on Sharp's creation of Fiona Macleod are printed here for the first time - Ariadne in Naxos, a tragedy inspired in part by Swinburne's
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Drama
History
Tragedies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meyers, Terry L., 1944-
Sexual tensions of William Sharp.
New York : P. Lang, ©1996
(OCoLC)643890262
Named Person: William Sharp; Sharp, <Schriftsteller>; William Sharp; William (Schriftsteller) Sharp; William Sharp
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry L Meyers
ISBN: 0820426377 9780820426372
OCLC Number: 30892047
Description: 126 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ariadne in Naxos --
Beatrice.
Series Title: Studies in nineteenth-century British literature, v. 2.
Responsibility: Terry L. Meyers.

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By the time he died in 1905, the Scottish writer William Sharp had succeeded as critic, biographer, poet, and novelist. Writing secretly, he also achieved fame as Fiona Macleod, a poet singled out by Yeats for "her" role in the Celtic revival. Two important lost works bearing on Sharp's creation of Fiona Macleod are printed here for the first time - Ariadne in Naxos, a tragedy inspired in part by Swinburne's Atalanta in Calydon, and Beatrice, an idyllic poem.

The author introduces both works in the context of Sharp's life, showing how they highlight the sexual uncertainties. Sharp felt as he contemplated marriage and how they foreshadow the birth of Fiona Macleod during the 1890's, the period when Sharp himself suffers a sexual identity crisis. Meyers uses gay and gender studies to examine Sharp's place in late Victorian crucible for modern constructions of sexual roles.

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