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Plays of the 70s

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ISBN-10: 0868195480

ISBN-13: 9780868195483

Edition: N/A

Authors: Katharine Brisbane

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The plays in this volume were landmarks in the development of a rough new all Australian theatre which celebrated the rude colour of Australian language and more. It was a period of comedy and satire; but as these plays show, beneath the larrikinism was a sharp social criticism at work which saw ordinary people living alienated, exploitative and largely unexamined lives. Included are: The Legend of King O'Malley, by Michael Boody and Bob Ellis, which burst upon the unsuspecting theatre in 1970 and launched it in a new direction; The Joss Adams Show by Alma De Groen examines the ordeal of post-natal depression; Mrs Thally F by John Romeril is based on the true story of a Melbourne housewife…    
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Publisher: Currency Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 9.45" wide x 5.91" long
Weight: 0.880
Language: English