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Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 A Rather Prosaic Australian Wife, or The Fortunes of Mary Mahony
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Lawson demonstrates how Mary Mahony is a foil for the actions of her husband until her character is foregrounded at the end of the trilogy. This reversal marks the end of Richard's "life" and the beginning of Mary's, making a negative statement about the institution of marriage.

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    y separately published work icon Westerly vol. 30 no. 2 June 1985 Z592165 1985 periodical issue 1985 pg. 71-80
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