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The unfinished business of biography: Mary Fullerton and Mabel Singleton revisited


Martin, S, The unfinished business of biography: Mary Fullerton and Mabel Singleton revisited, Hecate, 34, (2) pp. 71-77. ISSN 0311-4198 (2010) [Refereed Article]

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The article presents an informal biography of Australian women poet Mary Fullerton and her friend Mabel Singleton. A letter containing unpublished poems by Fullerton was sent by Mabel Singleton's granddaughter Valerie to the author. Some of these unpublished poems were dedicated by Fullerton to Valerie's father Dennis including "The First Peas of Summer." Mary and Mabel were friends and fellow activists in the Women's Political Association in Melbourne in the 1900s. They were living in the same house, raising together Mabel's son Dennis.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Language, Communication and Culture
Research Group:Literary Studies
Research Field:Australian Literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature)
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Communication
Objective Field:Languages and Literature
UTAS Author:Martin, S (Dr Sylvia Martin)
ID Code:55658
Year Published:2010
Deposited By:English, Journalism and European Languages
Deposited On:2009-03-12
Last Modified:2013-09-30

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