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A Widow's Lament Over Her Dead Idiot Boy single work   poetry   "Since God hath pleased himself to take away His own,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1869... 1869 A Widow's Lament Over Her Dead Idiot Boy
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  • Lucy Sussex ('Tasma's First Publication' ALS 15.3 May 1992: 225-226) maintains that this is a poem by Tasma elsewhere referred to as 'Lines Addressed by a Mother to Her Idiot Son'.

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Was Teresa [Theresa] Tasmania Actually Tasma? Victor Crittenden , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Margin , April no. 38 1996; (p. 36-38)
Tasma's First Publication Lucy Sussex , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 15 no. 3 1992; (p. 225-227)
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').
Tasma's First Publication Lucy Sussex , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 15 no. 3 1992; (p. 225-227)
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').
Was Teresa [Theresa] Tasmania Actually Tasma? Victor Crittenden , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Margin , April no. 38 1996; (p. 36-38)
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