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Peter Carey

By Bruce Woodcock

Peter Carey

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Book Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 978-0-7190-6798-3
  • Pages: 240
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • Price: £12.99
  • Published Date: November 2003
  • BIC Category: Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Australiasia, Oceania & Other land areas, LITERARY CRITICISM / Modern / 20th Century, LITERARY CRITICISM / Australian & Oceanian, Literature & literary studies / Literary studies: from c 1900 -, Literature & literary studies / Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Literature, Literature: history & criticism
  • Series: Contemporary World Writers

Description

This is a revised and expanded edition of Woodcock's accessible study, now including detailed readings of Carey's latest novels, 'Jack Maggs' and 'True History of the Kelly Gang'.

Contents

Ackowledgements
Series Editor's Foreword
Chronology
1. Contexts and intertexts
2. The stories
3. Bliss (1981)
4. Illywhacker (1985)
5. Oscar and Lucinda (1988)
6. The Tax Inspector (1991)
7. The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith (1994) and The Big Bazoohley (1995)
8. Jack Maggs (1997)
9. True History of the Kelly Gang (2001)
10. Critical overview and conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Author

Bruce Woodcock is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Hull

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