My Brilliant Career and 1890s Goulburn


‘Evidence from the novel, the Franklin Papers at the Mitchell Library, and the wonderfully informative Goulburn Evening Post indicates that while Franklin always insisted “the novel is not my life”, both she and it owed a good deal to 1890s Goulburn’, particularly her teacher Miss Mae Gillespie and journalist Thomas J. Hebblewhite.

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Published 1 October 2002 in Volume 20 No. 4. Subjects: Lending libraries, Literary career, Newspapers, Miles Franklin.

Cite as: Roe, Jill. ‘My Brilliant Career and 1890s Goulburn.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 20, no. 4, 2002, doi: 10.20314/als.a2478d02ac.