A Brilliant Example for Women—Comments on My Brilliant Career

Xiuqing Zhang


Based on the theory of American feminist critic Elaine Showalter,this paper analyzes a peculiar feature of early Australian novel My Brilliant Career and discovers that it spans three phases of Women’s Literature. Through her indefatigable strive for equality between men and women, independent personality and self-fulfillment, the bush girl Sybylla in the novel had set a brilliant example for today’s women.

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