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Published 1 May 1980 in Volume 9 No. 3. Subjects: Characterisation, Film scripts & screenplays, Literary adaptations, Miles Franklin.
Cite as: Clancy, Jack. ‘Bringing Franklin Up to Date : The Film of ‘My Brilliant Career’.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 9, no. 3, 1980. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.fc230de0d6.
Sybylla Melvyn, narrator of Miles Franklin's My Brilliant Career (1901), has troubled readers from the start. William Blackwood, editor, felt impelled to 'tone down' her…