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Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 A Gregarious Culture : Topical Writings of Miles Franklin
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A selection from Franklin's considerable output of "topical writings" - "occasional pieces, mostly published in newspapers and magazines" in Australia, England and the USA, addressing a wide variety of subjects including feminism, nationalism, war, culture and literature. The writings are presented in six sections, "one for each of the four main periods of her life, and a further two encompassing the later years."

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Biopolitics and Eleanor Dark's Prelude to Christopher Anne Maxwell , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , June vol. 26 no. 2 2011; (p. 76-90)
'In 1934 Miles Franklin described Eleanor Dark's second novel, Prelude to Christopher, as 'a terribly beautiful piece of work' (128). One of Dark's earliest critics, Franklin attributed the book's strength to the author's deft handling of a tragic theme and 'the urge to speak the naked truth' (125). Later critics emphasised the book's experimental style, especially its skilled handling o the multiple viewpoints, flashbacks and interior monologues associated with high modernism. By contrast, recent critics have focused on the novel's subject matter and Dark's engagement with the biopolitical norms that manifested in eugenics. This essay pursues that focus. It aims to flesh out the ways in which Dark's novel registers the potential impact of eugenics on liberal conceptions of freedom and to explore some of the ways in which it attempts to reclaim that freedom...(' From author's introduction p. 76)
[Untitled] Martin Leet , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , July no. 7 2002;

— Review of A Gregarious Culture : Topical Writings of Miles Franklin Miles Franklin , Jill Roe , Margaret Bettison , 2001 selected work column correspondence prose review criticism autobiography interview
A Gregarious Culture : Australian Non-Fiction, 2001-02 James Wieland , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 47 no. 2002; (p. 100-115)

— Review of How Simone de Beauvoir Died in Australia Sylvia Lawson , 2002 selected work short story essay criticism ; Republics of Ideas : Republicanism Culture Visual Arts John Conomos , 2001 anthology essay ; Storykeepers 2001 anthology essay criticism ; Words for Country : Landscape and Language in Australia 2002 anthology non-fiction ; The Writer's Reader : A Guide to Writing Fiction and Poetry 2002 anthology criticism ; From the Front : Being the Observations of Mr. A.B. (Banjo) Paterson : Special War Correspondent in South Africa : November 1899 to July 1900,for the Argus, the Sydney Mail, the Sydney Morning Herald A. B. Paterson , 2000 selected work prose correspondence autobiography ; Australian Literary Studies vol. 20 no. 2 October 2001 periodical issue ; Homage to John Forbes 2002 anthology criticism biography poetry interview autobiography ; David Malouf : A Celebration 2001 anthology essay criticism ; The Diaries of Donald Friend. Volume 1 Donald Friend , 2001 selected work diary ; Always Unreliable : The Memoirs Clive James , 2001 selected work autobiography ; Passions of the First Wave Feminists Susan Magarey , 2001 single work criticism ; A Gregarious Culture : Topical Writings of Miles Franklin Miles Franklin , Jill Roe , Margaret Bettison , 2001 selected work column correspondence prose review criticism autobiography interview
Unsurpassed Warmth Laurie Hergenhan , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 168 2002; (p. 104-106)

— Review of A Gregarious Culture : Topical Writings of Miles Franklin Miles Franklin , Jill Roe , Margaret Bettison , 2001 selected work column correspondence prose review criticism autobiography interview
Miles Franklin's Borders Vivian Smith , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 235 2001; (p. 48-50)

— Review of A Gregarious Culture : Topical Writings of Miles Franklin Miles Franklin , Jill Roe , Margaret Bettison , 2001 selected work column correspondence prose review criticism autobiography interview ; The Most Glittering Prize: The Miles Franklin Literary Award 1957-1998 Harry Payne Heseltine , 2001 single work criticism
[Untitled] Martin Leet , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , July no. 7 2002;

— Review of A Gregarious Culture : Topical Writings of Miles Franklin Miles Franklin , Jill Roe , Margaret Bettison , 2001 selected work column correspondence prose review criticism autobiography interview
Paperbacks Fiona Capp , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 21 July 2001; (p. 8)

— Review of Finding Grace Alyssa Brugman , 2001 single work novel ; A Gregarious Culture : Topical Writings of Miles Franklin Miles Franklin , Jill Roe , Margaret Bettison , 2001 selected work column correspondence prose review criticism autobiography interview
Miles Franklin's Borders Vivian Smith , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 235 2001; (p. 48-50)

— Review of A Gregarious Culture : Topical Writings of Miles Franklin Miles Franklin , Jill Roe , Margaret Bettison , 2001 selected work column correspondence prose review criticism autobiography interview ; The Most Glittering Prize: The Miles Franklin Literary Award 1957-1998 Harry Payne Heseltine , 2001 single work criticism
Unsurpassed Warmth Laurie Hergenhan , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 168 2002; (p. 104-106)

— Review of A Gregarious Culture : Topical Writings of Miles Franklin Miles Franklin , Jill Roe , Margaret Bettison , 2001 selected work column correspondence prose review criticism autobiography interview
A Gregarious Culture : Australian Non-Fiction, 2001-02 James Wieland , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 47 no. 2002; (p. 100-115)

— Review of How Simone de Beauvoir Died in Australia Sylvia Lawson , 2002 selected work short story essay criticism ; Republics of Ideas : Republicanism Culture Visual Arts John Conomos , 2001 anthology essay ; Storykeepers 2001 anthology essay criticism ; Words for Country : Landscape and Language in Australia 2002 anthology non-fiction ; The Writer's Reader : A Guide to Writing Fiction and Poetry 2002 anthology criticism ; From the Front : Being the Observations of Mr. A.B. (Banjo) Paterson : Special War Correspondent in South Africa : November 1899 to July 1900,for the Argus, the Sydney Mail, the Sydney Morning Herald A. B. Paterson , 2000 selected work prose correspondence autobiography ; Australian Literary Studies vol. 20 no. 2 October 2001 periodical issue ; Homage to John Forbes 2002 anthology criticism biography poetry interview autobiography ; David Malouf : A Celebration 2001 anthology essay criticism ; The Diaries of Donald Friend. Volume 1 Donald Friend , 2001 selected work diary ; Always Unreliable : The Memoirs Clive James , 2001 selected work autobiography ; Passions of the First Wave Feminists Susan Magarey , 2001 single work criticism ; A Gregarious Culture : Topical Writings of Miles Franklin Miles Franklin , Jill Roe , Margaret Bettison , 2001 selected work column correspondence prose review criticism autobiography interview
Biopolitics and Eleanor Dark's Prelude to Christopher Anne Maxwell , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , June vol. 26 no. 2 2011; (p. 76-90)
'In 1934 Miles Franklin described Eleanor Dark's second novel, Prelude to Christopher, as 'a terribly beautiful piece of work' (128). One of Dark's earliest critics, Franklin attributed the book's strength to the author's deft handling of a tragic theme and 'the urge to speak the naked truth' (125). Later critics emphasised the book's experimental style, especially its skilled handling o the multiple viewpoints, flashbacks and interior monologues associated with high modernism. By contrast, recent critics have focused on the novel's subject matter and Dark's engagement with the biopolitical norms that manifested in eugenics. This essay pursues that focus. It aims to flesh out the ways in which Dark's novel registers the potential impact of eugenics on liberal conceptions of freedom and to explore some of the ways in which it attempts to reclaim that freedom...(' From author's introduction p. 76)
Franklin, My Dear...They Don't Give a Damn Andrew Stevenson , 2001 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 August 2001; (p. 9)
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