Gender Unknown: the case of R McKay Tully

Gender Unknown: the case of R McKay Tully

by Elizabeth Lhuede Finding forgotten authors. While looking up material for our “stories from the archive” lists, I come across a collection of lead articles from The Dawn, published by the University of Sydney’s SETI project, and begin ferreting out the...
E H D, The Aboriginal Mother (poem)

E H D, The Aboriginal Mother (poem)

by Eliza Hamilton Dunlop The following poem, written in the aftermath of the Myall Creek massacre, appeared in The Australian in 1838, and again in 1841, when it was prefaced by the note ” ‘Only one female and a child got away from us’ –...
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...
Gender Unknown: the case of R McKay Tully

“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...