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Peter Carey (1) (1943–)

Autore di La ballata di Ned Kelly

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Sull'Autore

Peter Carey was born on May 7, 1943 in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia. His first two books, The Fat Man in History (1974) and War Crimes (1979), were short story collections. His first novel, Bliss, was published in 1982. At the time he was balancing his writing career with the operation of an mostra altro advertising agency in Sydney, and his books were not generally known outside of Australia. He began to receive international attention when Illywhacker was published in 1985. He won the Booker Prize in 1988 for Oscar and Lucinda and in 2001 for True History of the Kelly Gang. His other works include The Tax Inspector, Parrot and Olivier in America, and The Chemistry of Tears. He also won the Miles Franklin Award three times. In 2015 he made the Australian Book Designers Association Award shortlist for his title Amnesia. This title also made the 2015 Prime Minister's Literary Awards shortlist. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra meno
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Opere di Peter Carey

La ballata di Ned Kelly (2000) 4,268 copie, 79 recensioni
Oscar e Lucinda (1988) 4,143 copie, 68 recensioni
Jack Maggs (1997) 1,767 copie, 33 recensioni
Parrot and Olivier in America (2009) 1,748 copie, 68 recensioni
My Life as a Fake (2003) 1,506 copie, 36 recensioni
Furto. Una storia d'amore (2006) 1,335 copie, 44 recensioni
Illywhacker (1985) 1,215 copie, 14 recensioni
Bliss (1981) 967 copie, 10 recensioni
The Tax Inspector (1991) 831 copie, 11 recensioni
Piccolo fuorilegge (2008) 754 copie, 26 recensioni
The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith (1994) 720 copie, 7 recensioni
The Chemistry of Tears (2012) 704 copie, 36 recensioni
Manga, fast food & samurai (2004) 600 copie, 25 recensioni
Falso d'autore (1974) 426 copie, 5 recensioni
30 Days in Sydney: A Wildly Distorted Account (2001) 379 copie, 6 recensioni

Opere correlate

Canto della pianura (1999) — Introduzione, alcune edizioni5,611 copie, 209 recensioni
The Future Dictionary of America (2004) — Collaboratore — 631 copie, 3 recensioni
The Art of the Story: An International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories (1999) — Collaboratore — 353 copie, 6 recensioni
Sudden Fiction International: Sixty Short-Short Stories (1989) — Collaboratore — 213 copie
Granta 70: Australia - The New New World (2000) — Collaboratore — 167 copie, 1 recensione
Granta 24: Inside Intelligence (1988) — Collaboratore — 152 copie
Granta 108: Chicago (2009) — Collaboratore — 144 copie, 1 recensione
Know the Past, Find the Future: The New York Public Library at 100 (2011) — Collaboratore — 118 copie, 3 recensioni
The Granta Book of the Family (1995) — Collaboratore — 88 copie
Rotten English: A Literary Anthology (2007) — Collaboratore — 76 copie, 1 recensione
The Penguin Century of Australian Stories (2000) — Collaboratore — 74 copie
Centaurus: The Best of Australian SF (1999) — Collaboratore — 42 copie
Australian Literature: An Anthology of Writing from the Land Down Under (1993) — Collaboratore — 27 copie, 1 recensione
Oscar and Lucinda [1997 film] — Original book — 24 copie
Australian Love Stories: An Anthology (1997) — Collaboratore — 17 copie
Classic Australian Short Stories (1974) — Collaboratore — 13 copie

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Informazioni generali

Nome legale
Carey, Peter Philip
Data di nascita
1943-05-07
Sesso
male
Nazionalità
Australië
Luogo di nascita
Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australië
Luogo di residenza
Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Queensland, Australia
London, England, UK
New York, New York, USA (mostra tutto 7)
Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
Istruzione
Geelong Grammar School
Monash University
Attività lavorative
short-story writer
novelist
advertising copywriter
creative writing teacher (New York University)
writing instructor (Princeton University)
director of MFA program (Hunter College)
Organizzazioni
American Academy of Arts and Letters (2016)
Order of Australia
Premi e riconoscimenti
Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature (1989)
Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Man Booker International Prize Finalist (2007, 2009)
Agente
Amanda Urban (ICM)
Breve biografia
Peter Carey is an Australian novelist. Carey has won the Miles Franklin Award three times and is frequently named as Australia's next contender for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Carey won his first Booker Prize in 1988 for Oscar and Lucinda, and won for the second time in 2001 with True History of the Kelly Gang. In May 2008 he was nominated for the Best of the Booker Prize. In addition to writing fiction, he collaborated on the screenplay of the film Until the End of the World with Wim Wenders and is executive director of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at Hunter College, part of the City University of New York.

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Discussioni

November 2015: Peter Carey in Monthly Author Reads (Gennaio 2022)
Peter Carey's "Wrong About Japan" in Japanese Culture (Febbraio 2010)

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Secondo il mio modestissimo parere, questo libro non aggiunge NULLA all'approfondimento della conoscenza della cultura nipponica.
Un elenco di interviste fatte nel quale non vengono neppure riportate le domande.

Meno di uno non si può dare, peccato.
 
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Popolarità
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Voto
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Recensioni
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ISBN
778
Lingue
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Preferito da
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