Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 November 2003

240 Pages

7.8 x 5.0 inches

ISBN: 9780719067983

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Peter Carey

Bruce Woodcock

Published by Manchester University Press

Contemporary World Writers MUP

  • Taps into the fact that since the first edition, Carey's fiction has reached a far wider international audience - he's won the Booker Prize for a second time, and Oscar and Lucinda' has been made into a successful feature film
  • Revised and expanded, this edition features detailed readings of the latest novels - Jack Maggs and True History of the Kelly Gang
  • Sets Carey's work in the context of his life and influences, showing him to be a disturbing postcolonial writer as well as a great entertainer
  • Stresses the political concerns of Carey's work
  • Employs previously neglected radio interviews amongst other documents