Issue 40

Australasian Drama Studies

Number 40 April 2002

Twentieth Anniversary Edition


Contents

Editorial Foreword

Historiography and rewriting: Performing on/as East Timorese bodies in Death at Balibo and Diablo!
LESLEY DELMENICO

Reviewing Australia’s first performance: The Recruiting Officer in Sydney 1789
NATHAN GARVEY

Political manoeuvring behind the scenes: the development of the national theatre idea in Australia during the 1940s
DONALD BATCHELOR

The hard road to stardom: the early career of Essie Jenyns
JANETTE GORDON-CLARK

Young colonists on the Australian stage: adaptations of Paul et Virginie by James Cobb and Marcus Clarke
IAN HENDERSON

A director in rehearsal: Neil Armfield and the Company B production of The Blind Giant is Dancing by Stephen Sewell
RUSSELL FEWSTER

Reviews

WILLIAM PETERSON, The Singapore Trilogy by Robert Yeo

HELENA GREHAN, Postcolonial Plays: An Anthology by Helen Gilbert

PAUL GALLOWAY, Keep Everything You Love by David Brown;

JONATHAN DAWSON, Chopper: The Screenplay by Andrew Dominik

SUSAN LEVER, Top Shelf 1: Reading and Writing the Best in Australian TV Drama by Greg Haddrick; Top Shelf 2: Five Outstanding Television Screenplays by Greg Haddrick

NERIDA NEWBIGIN, Vasari on Theatre by Thomas A. Pallen

DAVID O’DONNELL, Playing Bit Parts in Shakespeare by M. M. Mahood

BRUCE PARR, The Changing Room: Sex, Drag and Theatre by Laurence Senelick

MURRAY BRAMWELL, As Many Lives As A Cat: The University of Adelaide Theatre Guild 1938-1998 by Kerrie Round, and The Pram Factory: The Australian Performing Group Recollected by Tim Robertson