Prize-Winning Aborigine Novelist Revealed as a Fraud

Nicole Anae

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter


    In 1997, the Australian literary establishment was rocked by the revelation that a critically acclaimed prize-winning female author of the Aboriginal autobiography called "My Own Sweet Time" was actually a white man. the scandal led to questions of literary and cultural authenticity, gender and race, sexism and racism, national identity, publishing practices, and the intellectual property rights of indigenous peoples.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationGreat Events from History
    Subtitle of host publicationModern Scandals
    Place of PublicationCalifornia
    PublisherSalem Press
    Number of pages3
    ISBN (Print)9781587654688
    Publication statusPublished - 2009


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