Alexander, King of Macedon

Standard Name: Alexander,, King of Macedon
Used Form: Alexander the Great

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Textual Features Laura Riding
She intended it to run from the ancient Persian Empire to the time of King Herod (that is, the time of Christ), and to treat male characters in it (Cyrus , Alexander , Aristotle
Textual Features Anne Francis
An Argument explains the poem's source in Plutarch. AF 's hero, whose father was an associate of Alexander the Great , is dead after many vicissitudes. His ashes make a triumphal progress by sea from...
Textual Production Mary Renault
MR published the second novel of her Alexandriad, The Persian Boy, featuring the later life of Alexander the Great .
Book Review Index. Gale Research.
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Sweetman, David. Mary Renault: A Biography. Chatto and Windus.
272-3
Textual Production Mary Renault
MR published Funeral Games, her final novel on Alexander the Great , portraying the struggles for power that occurred after his death.
Book Review Index. Gale Research.
6: 4276
Sweetman, David. Mary Renault: A Biography. Chatto and Windus.
296, 310
Textual Production Freya Stark
FS published Alexander's Path, from Caria to Cilicia, a book that recounts her search for the route of Alexander the Great 's historic march through Asia Minor.
OCLC WorldCat. http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch/content/worldcat/. Accessed 1999.
Geniesse, Jane Fletcher. Passionate Nomad. Random House.
354
Textual Production Mary Butts
MB 's first historical novel, The Macedonian (about the life of Alexander the Great ), was published by Heinemann .
Blondel, Nathalie. Mary Butts: Scenes from the Life. McPherson & Company.
331
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
240
Textual Production Mary Renault
MR finished Fire from Heaven, her first novel on the life of Alexander the Great , which features his early life.
Sweetman, David. Mary Renault: A Biography. Chatto and Windus.
260
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Melesina Trench
A note in Campaspe confesses that the subject of the title-poem is over-ambitious. It is an allegory in which Alexander the Great (representing Glory) resigns Campaspe (representing Beauty) to Apelles the sculptor (Genius). This piece...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Dorothea Celesia
Though the poem, in heroic couplets, turns at the end to praise of virtue, its notion of indolence is more positive than that of James Thomson in The Castle of Indolence, 1748. In leisurely...

Timeline

1616: William Goddard published A Satirycall Dialogue,...

Writing climate item

1616

William Goddard published A SatirycallDialogue, Or a Sharplye invective Conference, betweene Alexander the Great , and that truelye woman-hater Diogenes.

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