Eliza Hamilton Dunlop

Eliza Hamilton Dunlop

by Whispering Gums An article on the Irish-born Australian poet, Eliza Hamilton Dunlop. Politically engaged in social justice issues, she was active in mid-nineteenth century literary circles, particularly in the Hunter region of New South Wales....
Eliza Hamilton Dunlop

Eleanor Dark’s juvenilia

by Whispering Gums An article on some of the juvenilia written by Eleanor Dark, best known for her The timeless land trilogy. _______________________________________________________________________________________ Over the last two months we’ve posted on the...
Eliza Hamilton Dunlop

Mary Grant Bruce’s juvenilia

by Whispering Gums An article on some of the juvenilia written by Mary Grant Bruce, the popular children’s author of the Billabong series. _______________________________________________________________________________________ Last month we posted on Ethel...
Eliza Hamilton Dunlop

Ethel Turner’s juvenilia

by Whispering Gums An article on some of the juvenilia written by Ethel Turner, author of the Australian children’s literature classic, Seven Little Australians, and many other works....
Eliza Hamilton Dunlop

Louisa Atkinson, pioneer woman journalist

by Whispering Gums An article on the early Australian writer and botanist, Louisa Atkinson (1834-1872), complementing our previous posts on her, Bill Holloway’s review of her novel Gertrude the emigrant, and an extract from that novel....