Dods, Mary Diana (pseud. David Lyndsay) (F)

b. 1790. d. 1830. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, playwright, fiction writer. Pseudonyms: “David Lyndsay.” Also used the name “Walter Sholto Douglas,” living openly as a man and the assumed husband to Isabella Robinson Douglas. Friend of Mary Shelley. See Geraldine Friedman, “Pseudonymity, Passing, and Queer Biography: The Case of Mary Diana Dods,” *Romanticism on the Net*, Issue 23, August 2001; Wikipedia <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Diana_Dods> (16 March 2021). (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Plague of Darkness, A Dramatic Scene from the Exodus 1821-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9393
The Vigil of St Mark. A Dramatic Tale 1821-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9446
The Ring and the Stream. A Drama 1822-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9689
The Death of Isaiah—A Fragment 1822-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9865