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My Brilliant Career (Large Print Edition)

by Miles Franklin

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11976256M
    ISBN 101434623378
    ISBN 109781434623379

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    My Brilliant Career at Canberra Theatre Centre October in The Playhouse at Canberra Theatre Centre. The acclaimed debut of Judy Davis is the best reason to see My Brilliant Career, and the award-winning film is highly recommended as the feature debut of director Gillian Armstrong. This was an early entry in the magnificent "New Australian Cinema" movement that yielded such classics as Picnic at Hanging Rock, Gallipoli, and Breaker Morant, and.

      My Brilliant Career is a novel written by Miles Franklin. It is the first of many novels by Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin (&#x;), one of the major Australian writers of her time. It was written while she was still a teenager, as a romance to amuse her friends. Franklin Brand: B&R Samizdat Express.   My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).


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"My Brilliant Career" is the story of Sybylla, a headstrong young girl growing up in early 20th century Australia. Sybylla rejects the opportunity to marry a wealthy young man in order to maintain her independence. As a consequence she must take a job as a governess to /5.

*My Brilliant Career* is quite different. Sybylla has poor self-esteem and an ornery contrariness. Most of the elders are narrow-minded with calcified concepts of right and wrong and little conversation topics more interesting than the going price of butter.4/4(45).

My Brilliant Career, by Miles Franklin, is a novel about Sybylla, a teenage girl who wants to become a writer. In pursuit of her career, Sybylla faces various challenges, such as gender inequality.

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Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Franklin, Miles, Title: My Brilliant Career Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English. In the case of My Brilliant Career,what the story very deliberately does not have is a conventional plot outcome for a young heroine.

Unlike Jane Austen or Stephenie Meyer novels, Sybylla’s life story does not climax with marriage. Yet, while Sybylla’s protests against romance include a denial of love, she is not necessarily to be trusted/5(4).

The book's heroine, Sybylla Melvyn, comes of age in the s in the Australian bush and helps My Brilliant Career book her family by working for a coarse and miserly neighbour. Franklin was bitterly disappointed by the popular belief that ;My Brilliant Career was autobiographical-and by the outraged reactions to the characters she depicts/5(63).

asks the teenage Sybylla, who dreams of pursuing a brilliant career as a writer, but, as she pens a book on "purloined paper", faces heartrending obstacles in s rural Australia, from her Author: Anita Sethi. Directed by Gillian Armstrong. With Judy Davis, Sam Neill, Wendy Hughes, Robert Grubb.

A young independent woman who lives with her grandmother and aunt in the countryside rebels against being pressured into marriage and chooses to solely focus on having a career as a writer.

Nevertheless, two suitors propose to her/10(K). My Brilliant Career is a great novel from the early 20th Century. Miles Franklin's second novel, a response to the first is not quite as great.

My Brilliant Career is an honest representation of a young girl's feelings about life and her pursuit of a career. The second novel is more of a parody, not quite as honest and fresh as the first/5.

Author bio: Stella Miles Franklin was born in the Australian bush in By the age of twenty, Miles Franklin had completed her first novel, My Brilliant it was rejected by local publishers, she sent it to Henry Lawson, who called it 'the first great Australian novel'.

Audience Reviews for My Brilliant Career A woman with literary aspirations falls for an upper class man who tempts her toward marriage, away from her work.

The film sets up a 84%. Summaries A young independent woman who lives with her grandmother and aunt in the countryside rebels against being pressured into marriage and chooses to solely focus on having a career as a writer. Nevertheless, two suitors propose to her. The fierce, irreverent novel of aspiration and rebellion that is both a cornerstone of Australian literature and a feminist classic Miles Franklin began the candid, passionate, and contrary My Brilliant Career when she was only sixteen, intending it to be the Australian answer to Jane the book she produced-a thinly veiled autobiographical novel about a young girl hungering for life /5(45).

My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin Styled byLimpidSoft. Contents PREFACE4 INTRODUCTION6 CHAPTER ONE9 CHAPTER TWO16 CHAPTER THREE21 CHAPTER FOUR29 2. CONTENTS CHAPTER FIVE37 book, and I feel proud of it for the sake of the country I came from, where people toil and bake and suffer and are kind; where every second sun-burnt bushman is a.

Miles Franklin wrote My Brilliant Career as a romance to entertain her friends. It depicts the poor, intelligent Sybylla who cannot accustom herself to her family's reduced circumstances.

She is given a reprieve and sent to her Grandmother's grand house, where she mingles with the best rural society, including the handsome Harry Beecham. She is faced with the choice of material improvement. 5 days ago Miles Franklin wrote My Brilliant Career () when she was a teenager.

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Buy My Brilliant Career: (Virago Modern Classics) New Ed by Franklin, Miles, Callil, Carmen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Reviews: Written by a teenager living in the Australian bush in the s and originally published inMiles Franklin’s My Brilliant Career is a candid representation of the aspirations and frustrations of a young woman constrained by middle-class social arrangements, especially the pressure to marry.

My Brilliant Career has continued to delight readers and to cause them to locate their personal /5(17). Novels My Brilliant Career () Some Everyday Folk and Dawn () Old Blastus of Bandicoot () Bring the Monkey () All That Swagger () Pioneers on Parade () – with Dymphna Cusack My Career Goes Bung () On Dearborn Street ().

‎My Brilliant Career on Apple Books ‎An Apple Books Classic edition. This Australian classic explores what happens when a young woman’s professional ambitions-to build a “brilliant career” as a writer-collide with cultural expectations regarding women’s /5(9).

The movie My Brilliant Career was largely true to the novel of the same name, the first by Australian author Miles Franklin ( – ) It was published inwhen the author was in her early twenties, though it was written while she was still in her teens.About My Brilliant Career The fierce, irreverent novel of aspiration and rebellion that is both a cornerstone of Australian literature and a feminist classic Miles Franklin began the candid, passionate, and contrary My Brilliant Career when she was only sixteen, intending it to be the Australian answer to Jane Eyre.My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin on Amazon* “Sybilla is me” And yet Sybilla knows the value of love between a man and a woman: “our greatest treasure is a knowledge that there is in creation an individual to whom our existence is necessary — someone who is part of our life as we are part of theirs, someone in whose life we feel assured our death would leave a gap for a day or two.