‘This Isn’t a Novel. It is a Life!’ : Dymphna Cusask and Caddie : A Sydney Barmaid

Abstract

This article examines the collaborative writing relationship between author Dymphna Cusask and the autobiographical subject Catherine Elliott-Mackay. It also considers the contribution of ‘Caddie’ to Australian women’s writing and the history of women’s work.

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Published 1 October 2006 in Volume 22 No. 4. Subjects: Autobiographical writing, Literary collaboration, Women - Literary portrayal.

Cite as: Kirkby, Diane E.. ‘‘This Isn’t a Novel. It is a Life!’ : Dymphna Cusask and Caddie : A Sydney Barmaid.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 22, no. 4, 2006. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.10a6d52f43.