Reading My Brilliant Career


Places My Brilliant Career in the wider context of late nineteenth century Australian writing and literary cultures, examining its position in the Australian literary canon with reference to the novel's similarities with another canonical text that similarly blurs the line between fiction and autobiography, Joseph Furphy's Such is Life (1903).

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Published 1 October 2002 in Volume 20 No. 4. Subjects: Australian literary history, Autobiographical writing, Critical reception, Literary canon, Miles Franklin, Joseph Furphy.

Cite as: Webby, Elizabeth. ‘Reading My Brilliant Career.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 20, no. 4, 2002, doi: 10.20314/als.4d98561694.