Woman Playwrights: A First Collection?


It is always risky to claim that this book or that, on publication has claims based on being 'the first' in its field or of its kind. The Queensland University Press, publishers of Barbara Stellmach's 4 Australian Plays (1973), seek for their author the distinction of 'the first Australian woman to have a collection of her plays published'. I fear they are mistaken.

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Published 1 May 1973 in Volume 6 No. 1. Subjects: Australian theatre, Literature & writers, Women.

Cite as: Stone, Walter. ‘Woman Playwrights: A First Collection?.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 6, no. 1, 1973, doi: 10.20314/als.2ff0d54645.