Peter Mathews is an Associate Professor of English LIterature at Hanyang University in Seoul, South Korea. Focusing on the intersection between ethics and literature, he has published extensively in the areas of Australian and British fiction.
Hanyang University, South Korea
The psychology of guilt as debt is a recurrent theme in Tim Winton’s fiction. A number of scholars have recently examined the theme of haunting in Winton’s Cloudstreet (1991), arguing that the ghosts which appear in the story represent an…
As the epigraph for True History ifthe Kelly Gang (2000), Peter Carey chooses these lines from William Faulkner's Requiem for a Nun (1950): 'The past is not dead. It is not even past' (Carey, True 2). Contained in these words…