Miles Franklin
MTC Audio Lab

Great Australian Speeches

Miles Franklin's Henry Lawson Tribute

Read by Izabella Yena

Izabella Yena recreates Australian author Miles Franklin's homage to fellow writer Henry Lawson.

Miles Franklin was an Australian writer, best known for her novel My Brilliant Career.

Miles Franklin paid homage to Henry Lawson on the 5 September 1942, delivered at the annual ceremony arranged by the Fellowship of Australian Writers. 

For MTC Audio Lab, Miles Franklin's homage is read by Izabella Yena.

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While we're offstage, we begin this new initiative by experimenting with non-fiction texts and poetry in Great Australian Speeches, recreating chilling ghost stories in a dramatic reading of The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, and will be exploring audio plays when we can return to the studio.

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Published on 17 July 2020

MTC Audio Lab: Great Australian Speeches