The novel "Oscar and Lucinda", published in 1988 by the Australian author Peter Carey, challenges the idea of history both as an ideological construction and as a sum of received ideas. The aim of the essay is to show how Carey succeeds in rewriting Australian history by telling a story set in Victorian England and in mid-XIXth century Australia.

A History of Glass. Peter Carey's "Oscar and Lucinda"

ALBERTAZZI, SILVIA
2009

Abstract

The novel "Oscar and Lucinda", published in 1988 by the Australian author Peter Carey, challenges the idea of history both as an ideological construction and as a sum of received ideas. The aim of the essay is to show how Carey succeeds in rewriting Australian history by telling a story set in Victorian England and in mid-XIXth century Australia.
Hi-Story. The Rewriting of History in Contemporary Fiction
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