Tasma’s First Publication


Presents a case for this poem being the first publication by ‘Tasma’ (Jessie Couvreur) whose maiden name was Jessie Katherine Huybers. In two other sources (Winifred Birkett, 1938, and Patricia Clarke, Pen Portraits, 1988), the poem is referred to as ‘Lines Addressed by a Mother to Her Idiot Son’).

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Published 1 May 1992 in Volume 15 No. 3. Subjects: 19th Century Women Writers, Tasma.

Cite as: Sussex, Lucy. ‘Tasma’s First Publication.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 15, no. 3, 1992, doi: 10.20314/als.c7cf1cf213.