Issue 66

Issue 66, April 2015

Australian Gothic Drama: Mapping a Nation’s Trauma from Convicts to the Stolen Generation by Stephen Carleton

Andrew Bovell’s When the Rain Stops Falling: Theatre in the Age of ‘Hyperobjects’ by Mohebat Ahmadi

Patrick White and Aesthetic Modernism in Mid-Century Australia by Denise Varney and Sandra D’Urso

Radical Adaptation: Hypertextuality, Feminism and Motherhood in The Rabble’s Frankenstein (After Mary Shelley) by Sarah French

The Grotesque and the Gothic in Peter King’s John Gabriel Borkman: A Reflection from the Inside by Jim Daly

A Thousand Hills: Responding to the Ethical Nightmare by Emma Willis

Performing Cultural Heritage: Authenticity and the Spirit of Rebellion by Angela Campbell

Performing Haunting Histories: A Psychogeographical Reading of Two Site-Specific Performance Projects on Rottnest Island by Hannah Böttcher and Alexandra Ludewig

Community Engagement or Community Conversation?: Boomtown, a Large-Scale Regional, Outdoor Community Theatrical Event by Danielle Carter and Caroline Heim

The Castanet Club: History, Provenance and Influence by Terence Crawford

Reviews


JAMES MCKINNON, Theatre’s Heterotopias: Performance and the Cultural Politics of Space, by Joanne Tompkins; KAREN KARTOMI THOMAS, Performativity and Event in 1960s Japan: City, Body, Memory, by Peter Eckersall; EMMA WILLIS, Visions and Revisions: Performance, Memory, Trauma, edited by Bryoni Trezise and Caroline Wake; D.B. VALENTINE, Staging Asylum: Contemporary Australian Plays About Refugees, edited by Emma Cox; NICOLA HYLAND, Theatricality, Dark Tourism and Ethical Spectatorship: Absent Others, by Emma Willis; SALLY RICHARDS, International Women Stage Directors, edited by Anne Fliotsos and Wendy Vierow; LINDSAY ANN REID, Women in Shakespeare: A Dictionary, by Alison Findlay; SARAH PETERS, Shafana and Aunt Sarrinah: Soft Revolution, by Alana Valentine; HILARY HALBA, Don’t Mention Casablanca, by Michelanne Forster; EMMA WILLIS, Falling and Other Short Plays, by Angie Farrow; STUART YOUNG, Then It Was Now Again: Selected Critical Writings, by Murray Edmond
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