Collection of the topical writings of Australian literary figure Miles Franklin in the Australian Authors series. Issues covered include feminism, nationalism and war culture. Writing first appeared in the 'Goulburn Evening Penny Post', 'Life and Labor', 'Sydney Morning Herald', and on radio. Commentaries and textual notes on historical content accompany Franklin's text. Roe is Professor of Modern History at Macquarie University, President of the Australian Historical Association and Chair of the Editorial Board, 'Australian Dictionary of Biography', for which she prepared the entry on Franklin. Previous titles include editorship of 'My Congenials, Miles Franklin and Friends in Letters 1879-1954'. Bettison is a retired librarian whose previous titles include contributions to 'Her Story: Australian women in Print 1788-1975' and 'Australian Dictionary of Biography'.