Tarella Quin


Tarella Quin or Quinn (1877–1934), was an Australian children's author and novelist. She was also known as Mrs T. S. Daskein.[1]

Tarella Quin, daughter of Edith Quin (née Dollman) and pastoralist and politician Edward Quin,[2] was born in 1877 on a property near Wilcannia, New South Wales.[3] She was educated in Adelaide at Miss Thornber's school in Unley Park.[1]

Several of her books were illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.[4][5]

Works


  • Gum Tree Brownie and Other Faerie Folk of the Never Never, 1907
  • Freckles, 1910
  • Before the Lamps are Lit, 1911
  • A Desert Rose, 1912
  • Kerno: A Stone, 1914
  • Paying Guests, 1917
  • The Other Side of Nowhere, 1934
  • Chimney Town, 1934

References


  1. "Tarella Quinn's Visit". The Advertiser (Adelaide). South Australia. 25 June 1935. p. 10. Retrieved 14 September 2020 via National Library of Australia. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Family Notices". South Australian Register. XXXVI (7676). South Australia. 22 June 1871. p. 4. Retrieved 14 September 2020 via National Library of Australia. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Adelaide, Debra (1988). Australian women writers: a bibliographic guide. Pandora. ISBN 978-0-86358-148-9. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. Quin, Tarella; Outhwaite, Ida Rentoul, 1888-1960 (1925), Gum Tree Brownie and other faërie folk of the never-never, Robertson & Mullens, retrieved 14 September 2020CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  5. Quin, Tarella; Outhwaite, Ida Rentoul, 1888-1960; Quin, Tarella. Gum tree brownie (1983), The other side of nowhere : fairy stories of the never-never, Angus & Robertson, ISBN 978-0-207-14828-6CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

Further reading


  • Depasquale, Paul; Crabb, Judith, 1948– (1981). The life and work of Tarella Quin: A memorial volume (1st ed.). Pioneer Books. ISBN 978-0-908065-14-1.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)