Miles Franklin

Standard Name: Franklin, Miles


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Friends, Associates Henry Handel Richardson
Harrow friends of the Robertsons included Irene Stumpp , an employee who cooked German recipes and exercised powers as a medium. The Getting of Wisdom brought HHR personal contact with such writers as John Masefield
Reception Elizabeth Jolley
Mr. Scobie's Riddle has been termed EJ 's finest achievement to that date.
Clancy, Laurie. A Reader’s Guide to Australian Fiction. Oxford University Press.
It won the Age Book of the Year Award and the Australian Writers Guild AWGIE Award for Fiction, but was evidently...
Reception Christina Stead
The title story was a contender for the Miles Franklin prize in the year that the volume was published.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Reviewing the collection, Patricia Craig felt that it did not show Stead at her best, but...
Textual Features Ali Smith
The volume features 101 different women writers, each publication emblematic of the year for which its author is featured. Its contents range from the title-inspiring Miles Franklin 's My Brilliant Career (1901) through Edith Wharton


2006: Alexis Wright, member of the Waanyi nation,...

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Alexis Wright , member of the Waanyi nation, published her novelCarpentaria, which became the first outright winner by an Australian Aboriginal writer of the prestigious Miles Franklin award.


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