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Issue Details: First known date: 1897... 1897 Litanies of Life
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Margaret C. Murphy's Women Writers and Australia (1988) comments: 'Chronicles actions of different women who have faced crises in their lives.'


  • Dedication: To L.B.
  • E. Morris Miller's Australian Literature From Its Beginnings to 1935 (1940): 688 comments: 'Kathleen Watson reflects as one meditating upon the solemnities of life after the manner of women upon crises in their lives. The scenes of their experiences are set mostly in cities and lonely places of the old world. Occasionally they are found in the new lands of the south. These meditations are for the comfort of those who despair. Happiness is more lasting when it has come through the pathway of pain and disappointment.'


* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:George Robertson , 1906 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
In An Attic, Kathleen Watson , single work short story (p. 9-25)
Under the Lilacs, Kathleen Watson , single work short story (p. 27-51)
On the Eve of Departure, Kathleen Watson , single work short story (p. 53-90)
Off Arran's Isle, Kathleen Watson , single work short story (p. 91-147)
In Exile, Kathleen Watson , single work short story (p. 149-167)

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