Contemporary Australian Drama

Contemporary Australian Drama

Book - 2006
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A revolution occurred in Australian theatre in the late 1960s with the creation of new theatre companies who had a passionate commitment to Australianness. The creators of this new drama were mostly young and fresh out of university. They were impatient with what they felt was stuffy, mostly imported theatre of no relevance to themselves. In its place they set about creating a theatre which was Australian in every sense. The new drama explored Australian themes and issues. It was a theatre where the playwright had pride of place. Many of these playwrights are now household names. This book is an authoritative and definitive introduction to their work. It is for critics, as well as for those who love theatre.
Publisher: Blackheath, N.S.W. : 2006
ISBN: 9781876040437
Branch Call Number: ANF 792.0994 RADI
Characteristics: 360 p. ; 24 cm


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