Issue Details: First known date: 1859 1859
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Notes

  • The first novel by a South Australian woman to be published in South Australia, and the first novel to be set wholly in South Australia.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Mount Barker (SA) area, Adelaide, South Australia,: Alfred Waddy , 1859 .
      Extent: 4 vols. (262p., vi)p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published in four monthly instalments printed between June and September 1859.
    • Mount Barker (SA) area, Adelaide, South Australia,: Alfred Waddy , 1859 .
      Extent: vi, 262p.p.
      Description: illus.
    • Bath, Somerset,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Binns and Goodwin , 1860 .
      Extent: vii, 407p.; [1] leaf of platesp.
      Description: illus.
    • Bath, Somerset,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Binns and Goodwin , 1861 .
      Extent: iv, 377p.; [1] leaf of platesp.
      Edition info: 2nd English Edition
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Darton & Hodge , ca. 1865 .
      Extent: 377p.
      Edition info: 3rd Edition Revised
      Description: illus.
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Sampson Low , 1867 .
      Note/s:
      • Republication of 3rd edition with reset type and punctuation changes.

Works about this Work

Remembering the Self in the Colonial Garden : Gardens and Subjectivity Susan K. Martin , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Memory, Monuments and Museums : The Past in the Present 2006; (p. 182-193, notes 276-278)
y Our Own Matilda : Matilda Jane Evans 1827-1886 : Pioneer Woman and Novelist Barbara Wall , Kent Town : Wakefield Press , 1994 Z185965 1994 single work criticism biography
Domestic Ideology and Maud Jeanne Franc Margaret Allen , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: Embroidering the Framework 1984; (p. 21-31)
The author compares Maud Jeanne Franc's writing with that of contemporary writers in Britain and the United States, highlighting their inter-related cultural heritage, but shows that Franc was responding also to a number of forces and issues specific to the Australian and South Australian colonial environment.
Children's Books 1865 single work review
— Appears in: The Athenaeum , 2 December 1865;

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1861 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Evangelist , 31 August 1861;

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1859 single work review
— Appears in: The Farm and Garden , 9 June 1859; (p. 20)

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1859 single work review
— Appears in: The Farm and Garden , 8 July 1859; (p. 14)

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1859 single work review
— Appears in: The Farm and Garden , 11 August 1859; (p. 25)

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1859 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Observer , 18 June 1859; The South Australian Register , 20 June 1859;

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1859 single work review
— Appears in: The Victorian Monthly Magazine , July 1859; (p. 189-191)

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1859 single work review
— Appears in: The South Australian Register , 18 July 1859;

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1859 single work review
— Appears in: South Australian Weekly Chronicle , 25 June 1859; The South Australian Advertiser , 18 July 1859; The South Australian Advertiser , 21 June 1859;

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1859 single work review
— Appears in: The Farm and Garden , 9 June 1859; (p. 20)

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1859 single work review
— Appears in: The Farm and Garden , 8 July 1859; (p. 14)

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1859 single work review
— Appears in: The Farm and Garden , 11 August 1859; (p. 25)

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1859 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Observer , 18 June 1859; The South Australian Register , 20 June 1859;

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1859 single work review
— Appears in: The Victorian Monthly Magazine , July 1859; (p. 189-191)

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1859 single work review
— Appears in: The South Australian Register , 18 July 1859;

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1859 single work review
— Appears in: South Australian Weekly Chronicle , 25 June 1859; The South Australian Advertiser , 18 July 1859; The South Australian Advertiser , 21 June 1859;

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Untitled 1861 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Evangelist , 31 August 1861;

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Children's Books 1865 single work review
— Appears in: The Athenaeum , 2 December 1865;

— Review of Marian, or The Light of Someone's Home : A Tale of Australian Bush Life Maud Jeanne Franc 1859 single work novel
Remembering the Self in the Colonial Garden : Gardens and Subjectivity Susan K. Martin , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Memory, Monuments and Museums : The Past in the Present 2006; (p. 182-193, notes 276-278)
y Our Own Matilda : Matilda Jane Evans 1827-1886 : Pioneer Woman and Novelist Barbara Wall , Kent Town : Wakefield Press , 1994 Z185965 1994 single work criticism biography
Domestic Ideology and Maud Jeanne Franc Margaret Allen , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: Embroidering the Framework 1984; (p. 21-31)
The author compares Maud Jeanne Franc's writing with that of contemporary writers in Britain and the United States, highlighting their inter-related cultural heritage, but shows that Franc was responding also to a number of forces and issues specific to the Australian and South Australian colonial environment.
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