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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Case-study : Peter Carey's True History of the Kelly Gang
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‘Peter Carey's Booker Prize-winning novel True History of the Kelly Gang (2000) was one of the last significant works of literature to appear in a century that had seen remarkable advances in the technology of book production.The novel was prepared for simultaneous production in both New York and Brisbane, with the benefit of the Internet, email, digital files and the fax machine. It nevertheless demonstrated the difficulties faced by authors and publishers in attempting to produce identical editions for different markets. The University of Queensland Press (UQP) had been Carey's publisher since 1974 and had continued to look after his Australian rights after he became internationally successful and moved to New York. The prestigious US literary publisher Knopf (a division of Random House) had become his New York publisher.’(Introduction 195)

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    y separately published work icon Paper Empires : A History of the Book in Australia 1946-2005 Craig Munro (editor), Robyn Sheahan-Bright (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 Z1275326 2006 anthology criticism (taught in 3 units) The second of a series of studies of Australian book production and consumption. The work is organised into three sections: 'The Rise of Publishing ', 'Book Business' and 'Reaching Readers'. Within each grouping are chapters on related subjects, in some cases accompanied by illustrative case studies. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 pg. 195-198
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