Creating Frames: Contemporary Indigenous Theatre 1967-1990

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Univ. of Queensland Press, 2004 - History - 372 pages
Creating Framesprovides the first significant social and cultural history of Indigenous theatre across Australia. As well as using archival sources and national and independent theatre company records, much of this history is drawn from interviews with individuals who have shaped contemporary Indigenous theatre in Australia - including Bob Maza, Jack Charles, Gary Foley, Justine Saunders, Wesley Enoch, Ningali and John Harding.
 

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Contents

SINGLE VOICES
3
COLLECTIVE BEGINNINGS 1972
42
THE CRITICS RESPONSE
66
A PRECEDENT 19731977
94
Framed by Multiculturalisms Authenticity
127
ON THE WAY TO A BRAN NUE DAE? 19861990
165
CREATIVE CONTROL 19901997
199
Chronology of Productions and Publications
282
Notes
288
Bibliography
323
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About the author (2004)

Maryrose Casey is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Centre for Drama and Theatre Studies at Monash University. Her previous UQP book, Creating Frames- Contemporary Indigenous Theatre (2004) won both the Walter McRae Russell Award (2005) and the Rob Jordan Prize (2006). She has contributed entries on Australian Indigenous performance and Australian Women Playwrights to the Columbia University Press Encyclopaedia of Modern Drama as well as publishing papers in scholarly journals.

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