The Magazine

April, 1894, Page: 17

Page Dimensions: 31.8 x 25.6 cms


Title: Ophelia

Date: 1894

Inscription: 1 page of text. Part of 3 pages of text.

Keywords: heroines

Material: Pen and ink

Commentary: This is the first of two essays on the subject of Ophelia in The Magazine [See also the anonymous article in Spring number 1896: pp. 45–49]. Here Jane Keppie argues that Ophelia is not a stereotypical weak and gentle girl, but a passionate individual of noble mind ‘caught in the toils of destiny’.