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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 'The Empire had not been built by choirboys' : The Revisionist Representation of Australian Colonial History in Peter Carey's Oscar and Lucinda
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Nünning 'explores the postmodern and postcolonial concept of history underlying the novel and shows how Carey, through formal, thematic and theoretical manoeuvres, renews the genre of the historical novel as such and re-examines received notions of Australian history' (Introduction to Fabulating Beauty xxxi).

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  • A revised translation of a German article published in Literatur in Wissenschaft und Unterricht 27.3 (1994). More recent significant scholarship was reviewed in the course of the revision.

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