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Christina Ellen STEAD

Also known as: née Stead, Christina Blake

Born: 17/07/1902

Died: 31/03/1983

Additional Information:

Writer. Her papers are held in the National Library of Australia in Canberra (diaries and letters).
Published works include:  'Cotter's England' (1966) and 'I'm Dying Laughing' which was published in 1986, after her death.


  • References

    Pender, Anne.  (2001, March).  In Search of Christina Stead.  National Library of Australia News, 11-13.

  • Image - Christina Stead plaque

    Christina Stead plaque, Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney, 15 September 2015

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  • Image - Christina Stead plaque

    Christina Stead plaque, Pacific Street, Watsons Bay, Sydney, outside house where Stead lived 1911-1928 (house is known as Boongarre or sometimes Stead House, and is heritage-listed by Woollahra Council), 13 September 2015

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