Prize-Winning Aborigine Novelist Revealed as a Fraud

Nicole Anae

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter

Abstract

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
Pages852-854
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781587654688
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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