Beatrice the Sixteenth

TitleBeatrice the Sixteenth
Year for Search1909
Authors[Baty], [Thomas](1869-1954)
Tertiary AuthorsClyde, Irene [pseud.]
Date Published1909
PublisherGeorge Bell & Sons
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Transgender author
Annotation

While the novel is largely taken up with palace intrigue and conflicts with neighbors, there are eutopian elements in its presentation of an aristocratic society based on slavery and servants (both well treated of course) that is almost entirely female.

Pseudonym

Irene Clyde [pseud.]. The pseudonym has been described as the “transgender personal of the author.” 

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The English author (1869-1954) moved to Japan in 1916.

Full Text

1909 [Baty, Thomas] (1869-1954). Beatrice the Sixteenth. By Irene Clyde [pseud.]. London: George Bell & Sons. The pseudonym has been described as the “transgender personal of the author.” L

While the novel is largely taken up with palace intrigue and conflicts with neighbors, there are eutopian elements in its presentation of an aristocratic society based on slavery and servants (both well treated of course) that is almost entirely female. The English author moved to Japan in 1916.