Mary Eliza Fullerton
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|Mary Eliza Fullerton|
|Born||14 May 1868
Glenmaggie, Victoria, Australia
|Died||23 February 1946 (aged 77)|
Mary Eliza Fullerton (14 May 1868 – 23 February 1946) was an Australian writer.
Fullerton was born in Glenmaggie, Victoria, was educated at home by her mother and at the local state school. After leaving school she stayed on her parents property, until she moved to Melbourne in her early twenties. She was active in the women's suffrage movement from the 1890s and early 1900s. During World War I she wrote articles on feminist issues and arguing against conscription for Victorian publications. She visited England in 1912 and moved there in 1922.
She wrote stories, articles and verse for magazines and periodicals, sometimes under the pseudonym Alpenstock. She wrote three novels between 1921 and 1925 under her own name, but fearing prejudice against her as a woman without a university education, publication of her two last works in verse, Moles do so little with their privacy and The wonder and the apple, were published under the pseudonym E. Their publication was arranged by her friend Miles Franklin. Her identity as their author was revealed after her death.
- Fullerton, Mary E. (Mary Eliza) (1908), Moods and melodies : sonnets and lyrics, Thomas C. Lothian, retrieved 20 December 2013
- Fullerton, Mary E. (Mary Eliza); University of Sydney. Library. Scholarly Electronic Text and Image Service (1921), The breaking furrow, University of Sydney Library, Scholarly Electronic Text and Image Service, retrieved 20 December 2013
- Fullerton, Mary Eliza; Sydney Electronic Text and Image Service (SETIS) (1931), Bark house days, Heath Cranton, retrieved 20 December 2013
- Fullerton, Mary E. (Mary Eliza), 1868-1946 (1923), Two women : Clare, Margaret, Philpot, retrieved 20 December 2013
- Fullerton, Mary E. (Mary Eliza) (1925), The people of the timber belt, A.M. Philpot, retrieved 20 December 2013
- Fullerton, Mary Eliza (1928), Australia and other essays, Dent and Sons, retrieved 20 December 2013
- Fullerton, Mary E. (Mary Eliza) (1930), A juno of the bush, Heath Cranton, retrieved 20 December 2013
- Fullerton, Mary E. (Mary Eliza); Moore, T. Inglis (Tom Inglis), 1901-1978; Franklin, Miles, 1879-1954 (1942), Moles do so little with their privacy : poems, Angus & Robertson, retrieved 20 December 2013 
- Fullerton, Mary Elizabeth, The wonder and the apple, more poems, by "E", s.n, retrieved 20 December 2013
- Blackmore, Elva (1996), Moles do so little with their privacy : the paradoxes of Mary Eliza Fullerton as "E", retrieved 20 December 2013
- O'Neill, S. Fullerton, Mary Eliza (1868 - 1946), Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 8, Melbourne University Press, 1981, p. 598.
- Martin, S. 2001, Passionate Friends: Mary Fullerton, Mabel Singleton and Miles Franklin, London, Onlywomen Press.
- Martin, S. 1998, 'Becoming-Violet: Mary Fullerton's Poetry and Lesbian Desire', Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature 1997, ASAL 1998, pp. 99–104.
- Martin, S. 1997, 'Desire in the Love Poetry of Mary Fullerton', Hecate, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 95–103.
- Martin,S. 1996, The polygamy of friendship : Mary Fullerton, Mabel Singleton, and Miles Franklin, Thesis (Ph.D.), Griffith University.
- Martin, S. 1994, 'Past All I Know is All I Feel: Mary Fullerton's Poetry and Lesbian Desire', in Kay Ferres, ed. Coastscripts: Gender Representations in the Arts, AIWRAP: Griffith University, pp. 15–26.
- Martin, S. 1993, 'Rethinking Passionate Friendships: the Writing of Mary Fullerton', Women's History Review, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 395–406.
- Australian Dictionary of Biography - Mary Eliza Fullerton. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
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