When Peter Carey's book, True History of the Kelly Gang, was published in 2000, it was one of the last significant works of literature to appear in a century that has seen remarkable advances in the technology of book production. In examining the Booker Prize winning novel, Paul Eggert revealed intriguing conclusions on the nature of collaboration and publication.
Paul Eggert is a Professor of English at the University of New South Wales at ADFA, Canberra, where he has served as the general editor of the Academy Editions of Australian Literature. Eggert was awarded the Centenary Medal in 2003 for service to Australian society and literature.
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