The Drover’s Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson – SXSW 2021 Review

by Jordan King To call The Drover’s Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson a passion project for Indigenous Australian multi-hyphenate Leah Purcell would be an understatement. Having been struck by the stoic protagonist of Henry Lawson’s late-19th century short story The Drover’s Wife, an unnamed mother defending her children from a predatory snake whilst her ‘careless’ husband droves sheep, Purcell liberated her from Lawson’s work, … Continue reading The Drover’s Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson – SXSW 2021 Review