My Brilliant Career and Radicalism


Assesses and 'rehabilitates' the radicalism of My Brilliant Career, augmenting previous critical considerations of the topic by placing in the novel in the context of the wider political discourse of the 1890s.

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Published 1 October 2002 in Volume 20 No. 4. Subjects: Australian politics, Radical Nationalism, Radicalism, Miles Franklin.

Cite as: Scates, Bruce. ‘My Brilliant Career and Radicalism.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 20, no. 4, 2002, doi: 10.20314/als.2e3bb377af.