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Metatheatrical Possibilities in a Re-Consideration of Wertenbaker's Our Country's Good

Clode, Rebecca


A discussion of metatheatre in Timberlake Wertenbaker’s Our Country’s Good illuminates interpretive possibilities beyond the scope of its original British contexts. Though not conceived in Australia, the play was first performed in the Australian Bicentennial year and was based upon Australian author Thomas Keneally’s The Playmaker (1987), a novel about the first British colonial theatre production in Sydney. Our Country’s Good boasts an extensive, international, production history. It has...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-05-23
Type: Journal article
Source: SKENE Journal of Theatre and Drama Studies
DOI: 10.13136/sjtds.v5i1.231
Access Rights: Open Access


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