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Title Who's who : hoaxes, imposture and identity crises in Australian literature / edited by Maggie Nolan & Carrie Dawson
Published [St. Lucia,] Qld : University of Queensland Press/Australian Literary Studies, [2004]


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Description xx, 179 pages ; 20 cm
Series Australian literary studies, ISSN 0004-9697 ; no. 4, v. 21
Australian literary studies ; v. 21, no. 4
Contents Who's who? Mapping hoaxes and impostures in Australian literary history / Maggie Nolan and Carrie Dawson -- The slaughterman of Wagga Wagga : imposture, national identity, and the Tichborne affair / Carrie Dawson -- The company she keeps : Demidenko and the problems of imposture in autobiography / Susanna Egan -- Reading Carey reading Malley / Bill Ashcroft -- A ghost story in two parts : Charles Dickens, Peter Carey, and avenging phantoms / Alice Brittan -- O'Grady, John see "Culotta, Nino" : popular authorship, duplicity and celebrity / David Carter -- The mysterious case of Carter Brown : or, Who really killed the Australian author? / Toni Johnson-Woods -- On not being Australian : Mudrooroo and Demidenko / Terry Goldie -- Mudrooroo : crafty impostor or rebel with a cause? / Maureen Clark -- Demidenko/Darville : a Ukrainian-Australian point of view / Sonia Mycak -- In his own sweet time : Carmen's coming out / Maggie Nolan -- Helping yourself : Marlo Morgan and the fabrication of indigenous wisdom / Cath Ellis -- Tainted testimony : the Khouri affair / Gillian Whitlock
Summary Brings together for the first time essays that consider a range of high-profile cases of literary hoaxing, identity crisis or imposture in Australian literature. Critics explore the history of hoaxing and imposture, and consider the cultural and political issues at stake. Nolan at Australian Catholic University
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Impostors and imposture in literature.
Australian literature -- History and criticism.
Author Dawson, Carrie.
Nolan, Maggie.
ISBN 0702235237