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Plays of the 60s Volume 1

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This collection includes: The Well (1960) by Jack McKinney, a rustic comedy in the Steele Rudd tradition set in Queensland; Burst of Summer (1960) by Oriel Gray is a realist play dealing with racial prejudice and is based on the brief success of the Aboriginal actress Ngarla Kunoth, who played Jedda in the Chauvel film; The Season at Sarsaparilla (1962), Patrick White's poetic satire examining the inevitable cycle of birth, copulation and death; White called it a 'charade of suburbia'; and The Promised Woman by Theodore Patrikareas which had its first stage production in Sydney in 1963 and is possibly the first play by a post-war immigrant staged in Australia. The play portrays migrants adapting to their new country and finding new identities and was adapted for the screen in 1974. (1 act, 2 women)

Author Biography

Katharine Brisbane, Editor
Release date NZ
June 15th, 2000
Collection
Contributor
Edited by Katharine Brisbane
Country of Publication
Australia
Imprint
Currency Press Pty Ltd
Pages
288
Dimensions
240x150x16
ISBN-13
9780868195452
Product ID
2253475

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