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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 The Adman Who Wanted to Compile a Cultural Heritage : Peter Carey's Bliss
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Author's abstract: 'Bliss, Peter Carey's first published novel, is the manifesto of a postcolonial writer who believes it necessary to constitute a new cultural heritage both to cure the postcolonial society of its cultural inferiority complex and to protect the new community against neo-imperialism. It is also Carey's ars poetica, which sets out how he will go about constructing an Australian literary heritage in his coming novels' (p.77).

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    y separately published work icon Commonwealth Heritage; Commonwealth : Essays and Studies vol. 27 no. 1 Autumn 2004 Z1217220 2004 periodical issue 2004 pg. 77-88
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