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'In the rich depository of the Peter Mathers Papers in the State library of Victoria, the author's literary and personal labours are extensively and disarmingly displayed' (101). Pierce traces Mather's life and his sometimes desperate attempts of finding employment or grants and making a living for himself and his family, and discusses his two novels, Trap and The Wort Papers.

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Archive Madness : The Anarchivic Imperative of Peter Mather’s Wort Papers Ronald Blaber , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue vol. 11 no. 1 2011; (p. 1-9)
'The paper discusses Peter Mathers' The Wort Papers in terms of Derrida work Archive Madness. It examines the way in which the idea of "the anarchivic" can be used to read the novel in relation to the texts resistance to categorisation and it s hybrid construction.' (Author's abstract)
Archive Madness : The Anarchivic Imperative of Peter Mather’s Wort Papers Ronald Blaber , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue vol. 11 no. 1 2011; (p. 1-9)
'The paper discusses Peter Mathers' The Wort Papers in terms of Derrida work Archive Madness. It examines the way in which the idea of "the anarchivic" can be used to read the novel in relation to the texts resistance to categorisation and it s hybrid construction.' (Author's abstract)
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