‘Maurice Guest’ and the Siren Voices


Stewart examines the European influence on Maurice Guest and demonstrates how Richardson extended and developed the techniques of J. P Jacobsen and others. Stewart explores the Nietzschean view presented through the actions of Maurice and Schilsky, demonstrating how their humanity influences a convergence or divergence from the characteristics of Neitzsche’s artist-genius.

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Published 1 October 1972 in Volume 5 No. 4. Subjects: Literary influences, Henry Handel Richardson , Nietzsche.

Cite as: Stewart, Ken A.. ‘‘Maurice Guest’ and the Siren Voices.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 5, no. 4, 1972, doi: 10.20314/als.7aabf0ac2c.