The William Sharp "Fiona Macleod" Archive

The Purpose of the Archive is to make William Sharp's writings available for study and research. The Archive is and will remain a work in progress. Individuals who are interested in William Sharp, his work, and the period will be welcome participants in its continuing development.

Before entering the archive, please read the terms under which these materials are made available.

The entire Archive is protected under the copyright laws of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the Universal Copyright Convention. The copyright in hitherto unpublished materials by William Sharp/"Fiona Macleod" © 2002 is held by Rosemarie Sharp. The copyright in editorial apparatus and design © 2002 is held by the Archive Editor, William F. Halloran ( Publication (print or electronic) or commercial use of any of the copyrighted materials without direct authorization from the copyright holders is prohibited. Copying of materials from the Archive is permitted only under the fair-use provisions of copyright law. To obtain permission to use material in the Archive that is not otherwise available in print, contact the Editor of the Archive or the Director of the Institute of English Studies, Professor Warwick Gould (

No permission is necessary to link to the Archive or to individual items in the Archive. We prefer that your links to the Archive in its entirety be targeted to this Welcome page and that any links to individual items within the Archive be accompanied by a link to this page.

We ask you to strictly adhere to the terms under which these materials are made available.

To cite the Archive as a source used in a publication (print or electronic), please use the complete title of the Archive, its URL:
(; and the date you accessed it, along with any other relevant documentation.

Here is an example:

 Sharp, William, Letter to Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 28 July 1881 (ALS, University of British Columbia), The William Sharp Archive . Ed. William F. Halloran. 21 June 2005 (

By accessing the Archive, you acknowledge you have read and accepted the above conditions.