The women who act for, sustain and support the men who march across the pages of history are seldom credited with being more than the good women who stand behind good men. In this framework such women are said to be powerful. This is debatable and most live vicariously through the lives of others. In general, written history ignores any contribution they make in their own right.
Recommended CitationRobertson, Mavis, Behind Every Good Man..., Australian Left Review, 1(44), 1974, 36-39.