VIRTUAL LECTURE (LIVE) | ETHEL TURNER AND 'SEVEN LITTLE AUSTRALIANS’ with Susannah Fullerton

Tuesday 14 Sep 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join Susannah Fullerton as she presents his lecture ETHEL TURNER AND 'SEVEN LITTLE AUSTRALIANS’ via ZOOM. Please ensure you have downloaded and signed up to Zoom before the lecture begins https://zoom.us/

In an era when fiction was supposed to be about ‘good’ children, Ethel Turner dared to make her seven Aussie children naughty, getting into constant scrapes and sometimes getting away with them.

In 1994 this was the only book by an Australian author to have been continuously in print for 100 years.  Join Susannah to discover why it is such a beloved classic.

SUSANNAH FULLERTON has been the President of the Jane Austen Society of Australia for more than twenty years. She has written several books about Jane Austen and has lectured about her favourite novelist around Australia and overseas. She received an OAM for services to literature and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW. Susannah is also the Patron of the Kipling Society of Australia. She leads literary tours to the UK, Europe, NZ and the USA, and she sends out a popular and free monthly blog, ‘Notes from a Book Addict’ which you can sign up for on her website. Susannah is one of ADFAS’s most popular Australian lecturers and she offers a wide range of talks about famous writers and their works.

The lecture will begin promptly at 2:10pm. Please ensure you are online before the start to allow admittance to the lecture. Lectures are not recorded and can only be viewed at the time listed on your ticket. Ticket sales will close at midday on day of lecture, unless sold out prior.

**Link to Zoom meeting will be emailed prior to the lecture. Please see note on your ticket. If you have any concerns, please email visitorservices@johnstoncollection.org**

This lecture is supported with funds provided by The Colin Holden Charitable Trust

Image credit: still from Seven Little Australians (TV series 1973)

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