New Light on Ada Cambridge


During a recent visit to England, my co-researcher, Louise Wakeling, and I were fortunate enough to make some discoveries significant to the current revival of interest in Australian poet and novelist, Ada Cambridge. To begin with, two early works of Cambridge's, LittleJenny (1867)and The Vicar's Guest (1869), assumed by critics to be 'impossible to find', are, in fact, preserved in copies in the Bodleian Library, Oxford.

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Published 1 May 1989 in Volume 14 No. 1. Subjects: Characterisation, England, Ada Cambridge, 19th Century Women Writers.

Cite as: Bradstock, Margaret. ‘New Light on Ada Cambridge.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 14, no. 1, 1989, doi: 10.20314/als.daf005d421.