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The convict theatres of early Australia 1788-1840 / Robert Jordan
Bib ID 614204
Format BookBook
Author
Jordan, Robert
 
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Description Sydney : Currency House Inc., 2002 
xiii, 369 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0958121303
4120013898
Summary

The first 40 years of European theatre in Australia have never until now been the subject of intensive inquiry. The author brings to life the shadowy figures that created the colony's first entertainment. These theatres were actually the initiative of the convicts, and turned into a huge social battleground against authority.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Preliminary Notes
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 Britons Abroad: The Early Convicts
  • and Their Theatrical Background
  • Chapter 2 Theatre in Sydney to 1809:
  • A Chronological Account
  • Chapter 3 The Sydney Theatre, 1796-1804/07:
  • The Playhouse and Company Organisation
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Bibliography: p. 333-350.

Text in japanese.

Subjects Convicts -- Australia.  |  Theater -- Australia -- History.  |  Australian drama -- History and criticism.  |  Japan -- Biography.
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