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Jack Hibberd by Jack Hibberd
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Hibberd has been called the most innovative Australian playwright of his generation. His early plays have endured the test of time and continue to be performed, studied and read for pleasure. White with Wire Wheels (1967) satirises a culture of masculinity expressed in cars, booze and work. Women are marginalised, trivialised and ultimately disposable. This provocative and unconventional comic play throws a spotlight on human and material values and a society that can tolerate the intolerable. Dimboola (1969) is expressively vulgar, bawdy and boisterous, it plays out the wedding reception from hell, with the audience active participants as guests. A Stretch of the Imagination (1972) introduces us to the painfully lonely world of Monk O'Neill, one of the great comic creations of Australian dramatic literature. Monk's colourful, rambling monologue cuts to the quick of what Australia one was and what one day it could become. The resilient ironies of the play will not be lost on today's generation.

Author Biography

Jack Hibberd
Release date NZ
September 2nd, 2000
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Collection
Country of Publication
Australia
Imprint
Currency Press Pty Ltd
Pages
168
Dimensions
230x150x9
ISBN-13
9780868196329
Product ID
1864472

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