‘Scorched Earth’, Washington and the Missing Manuscript of Christina Stead’s I’m Dying Laughing

Abstract

Pender’s article reveals information from newly discovered Christina Stead manuscripts, and proposes a new reading, in the light of these materials, of Stead’s posthumously published novel I’m Dying Laughing (ed. by Ron Geering).

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Published 1 May 2004 in Volume 21 No. 3. Subjects: Drafts & revisions, Editing, Editors, Manuscripts, Novel writing, Publishing history, Writer - publisher relations.

Cite as: Pender, Anne. ‘‘Scorched Earth’, Washington and the Missing Manuscript of Christina Stead’s I’m Dying Laughing.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 21, no. 3, 2004. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.291cf4a522.