'Unrelaxing fortitude': Susannah Franklin

Jane Hunt

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Examines the historical evidence for the similarity between Susannah Franklin and Mrs Melvin, a fictitious character in the novel 'My Brilliant Career' by Miles Franklin. Information on matrophobia; Parallels between fact and fiction in the broad outline of Franklin's life; Background on judgments of authenticity and realism.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)379-388
Number of pages10
JournalAustralian Literary Studies
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2002


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