Hiding in Plain Sight: Mrs T C Cloud

Hiding in Plain Sight: Mrs T C Cloud

by Elizabeth Lhuede Finding forgotten and overlooked Australian women writers: the case of Mrs Thomas Charles Cloud aka “Lindsay Duncan”. How often are women remembered by their relationship with the men in their lives? And to what extent does resorting to...
“Reputed authoress”: Isabel Grant

“Reputed authoress”: Isabel Grant

by Elizabeth Lhuede Finding forgotten and overlooked Australian women writers. One way I’ve been tracing Australian women writers is by looking at “literary notes”, gossip columns and review pages on Trove; another has been to look at indexes of...
Suffering, resistance and resilience

Suffering, resistance and resilience

by Elizabeth Lhuede Representations of Indigenous people in works by Eliza Dunlop, Louisa Atkinson, Amy Susannah Staniforth, and Marie Braithwaite. While compiling the pages for our archive, I’ve come across several poems and stories by early Australian women...