Franklin, Miles

About Miles Franklin

Biography (Perpetual)

Biography (Australian Dictionary of Biography)

Shaping an Nation: Miles Franklin, YouTube, 8 Jun. 2011

Martin, Sylvia. Passionate Friends: Mary Fullerton, Mabel Singelton & Miles Franklin. 2001



Stoppel, Ellen Kay. “On Dearborn Street (Book).” Library Journal, vol. 108, no. 3, Feb. 1983

Richey, N. J. “On Dearborn Street.” World Literature Today, vol. 57, no. 3, 1983

Rubenstein, Roberta. “My Brilliant Career (Book).” New Republic, vol. 184, no. 9, Feb. 1981



Davies, Larissa McLean, and Susan K. Martin. “Toward Worlding Settler Texts: Tracking the Uses of Miles Franklin’s My Brilliant Career through the Curriculum.” Australian Literary Studies, vol. 32, no. 2, 2017

Lee, Janet. “‘Early Flower’ Meets ‘Petted Lion’: The New Woman and New Man in Miles Franklin’s ‘Lost’ Novel, The Net of Circumstance.” Women, vol. 28, no. 3, 2017

Lawrence, Annee. “‘A Meaningful Freedom’: Women, Work and the Promise of Modernity in a Reading of the Letters of Raden Adjeng Kartini (Java) alongside Miles Franklin’s My Brilliant Career (Australia).” HECATE, vol. 41, no. 1–2, 2015

Lee, Janet. “‘Aunt Sophie Smashes a Triangle’: Stella Miles Franklin and the 1913 Adultery Narratives.” Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 37, no. 2, Jun. 2013

Lee, Janet. “How Miles Franklin ‘Queered a Queer’s Party.’” HECATE, vol. 39, no. 1, 2013

Lee, Janet. “Miles Franklin and ‘The Survivors.’” Australian Literary Studies, vol. 26, no. 1, May 2011

Lee, Janet. “Miles Franklin on American Manhood and White Slavery: The Case of ‘Red Cross Nurse.’” Australian Literary Studies, vol. 23, no. 1, May 2007

Knowles, Sandra. “‘Furnishing the Australia of Our Dreams’: Nostalgic Grief and Deathly Contamination in Miles Franklin’s Diaries.” New Literatures Review, vol. 43, Apr. 2005

Roe, Jill. “Changing Faces: Miles Franklin and Photography.” Australian Feminist Studies, vol. 19, no. 43, Mar. 2004

Brunton, Paul. The Diaries of Miles Franklin. 2004

“Focus on Miles Franklin.” Australian Literary Studies, vol. 20, no. 4, Oct. 2002

Bettison, Margaret, and Jill Roe. “Miles Franklin’s Topical Writings: A Listing.” Australian Literary Studies, vol. 20, no. 1, May 2001



Autobiography/Life Writing

Childhood at Brindabella: My First ten Years (1963)

Laughter, Not For a Cage (1956)

With Kate Baker: Joseph Furphy – The Legend of a Man and His Book (1944)



On Dearborn Street (1981)

As Brent of Bin Bin: Cockatoos (1954)

As Brent of Bin Bin: Prelude to Waking (1950)

My Career Goes Bung (1946)

Pioneers on Parade (1939)

All That Swagger (1936)

Bring The Monkey (1933)

As Brent of Bin Bin: Back to Bool Bool (1931)

As Brent of Bin Bin: Ten Creek Run (1930)

As Brent of Bin Bin: Up the Country (1928)

Old Blastus of Bandicoot (1931)

Some Everyday Folk and Dawn (1909)

My Brilliant Career (1901)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

With Sanjay Sircar. “‘Tea with Alice of Alice of Wonderland’: By Miles Franklin; With Introduction and Cultural Critique.” Children’s Literature, vol. 22, 1994