My Brilliant Career
Tutis Digital Publishing
, 2008 - Fiction
- 248 pages
The fierce, irreverent novel of aspiration and rebellion that is both a cornerstone of Australian literature and a feminist classic
Miles Franklin began the candid, passionate, and contrary "My Brilliant Career" when she was only sixteen, intending it to be the Australian answer to "Jane Eyre," But the book she produceda thinly veiled autobiographical novel about a young girl hungering for life and love in the outbackso scandalized her country upon its appearance in 1901 that she insisted it not be published again until ten years after her death.