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Correspondence from 1991 to 1994.

Correspondence, book jackets, publicity material, letters from readers, critics, friends, publishers, literary agents, students, literary organizations, fellow writers, professional colleagues and general readers.

Correspondence from 1965 to 1989.

Publicity material, letters from readers, critics, friends, publishers, literary agents, former school teachers, politicians, literary organizations, fellow writers, professional colleagues and general readers, mostly regarding the Booker Prize for Oscar & Lucinda.

Correspondence from 1967 to 1988.

Correspondence, enclosures, book jackets, notes on works, mementos and personal papers (e.g. application for Stanford writing scholarship); 1 folder containing letters to Carey and Leigh Weetman from her family (1967-1968).

'War crimes' [screenplay] (1988-1989) (unpublished)

Screenplay by Peter Carey and Bill Bennett. Based on a short story by Peter Carey. Clean and annotated copies of both 1st and 2nd drafts, dated May 1988 and 15 February 1989. Also copy marked: "as presented to producers" and some correspondence dated 1988-1989.

Carey, Peter, 1943-

'Illusion' [musical theatre script] (unpublished)

Comprises notes and typescript drafts, with emendations, for 'Illusion (A comic strip musical)', which was changed to 'Illusion (A treatment for a performance)'. Mike Mullins conceived of the concept in early 1980, and he and Carey worked on the script. Eventually Carey withdrew his name as author and retained only credit for co-writing the lyrics. Illusion, was performed as a rock musical at the Adelaide Festival of Arts in 1986. One draft has the (crossed out) title 'Getchor Illusion' for the Playwrights Conference in Canberra dated 2 May 1984.

Mullins, Mike

'The trial' [screenplay] (1985) (unpublished)

From the story outline, 'The Trial : A new comedy by Franz Kafka' written by Peter Carey, was to "concentrate on the hitherto undiscovered comic nature" of this work by KafKa. Consists of story outlines and typescript drafts with emendations.

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