y Inside the Island single work   drama   - 14 scenes
Issue Details: First known date: 1980 1980
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Production Details

    • Play with music.
    • First performed at the Nimrod Theatre in Sydney on 13 August 1980. Music composed by Sarah de Jong (q.v.).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1980

Works about this Work

A Land's Allegiance : Functions and Representations of Landscape in Post-Colonial Theatres Eric Wagner , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: ISLE : Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment , Summer vol. 16 no. 3 2009; (p. 569-589)
Focuses on the different uses of landscapes in Nowra's Inside the Island and in The Hungry Earth by South African playwright Maishe Maponya,
Staging Otherness in Mainstream Australasian and Canadian Dramaturgies Marc Maufort , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Transgressive Itineraries : Postcolonial Hybridizations of Dramatic Realism 2003; (p. 27-79)
Section III of this chapter is entitled 'Alienating Naturalism : Louis Nowra's Dramatury'.
Anzac and Why I Write Louis Nowra , 1996 single work autobiography
— Appears in: Kunapipi , [Double Issue] vol. 18 no. 2-3 1996; (p. 342-344)
Ghosts in a Landscape : Louis Nowra's "Inside the Island" and Janis Balodis' "Too Young for Ghosts" Helen Gilbert , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southern Review , December vol. 27 no. 4 1994; (p. 432-447)
"Speaking the Formula of Abjection" : Hybrids and Gothic Discourses in Louis Nowra's Novels Gerry Turcotte , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , September vol. 36 no. 3 1991; (p. 61-72) Peripheral Fear : Transformations of the Gothic in Canadian and Australian Fiction 2009; (p. 165-180)
Louis Nowra Candida Baker (interviewer), 1989 single work biography interview
— Appears in: Yacker 3 : Australian Writers Talk About Their Work 1989; (p. 236-258)
Nowra On Another Winner David Nethercote , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 June 1988; (p. 30)
Lest We Forget : Louis Nowra's 'Inside the Island' Veronica Kelly , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Winter no. 23 1985; (p. 19-23) Kunapipi , [Double Issue] vol. 18 no. 2-3 1996; (p. 273-282)
Australian Subjects and Australian Style : The Plays of Louis Nowra Gareth Griffiths , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: Commonwealth , vol. 6 no. 2 1984; (p. 42-48)
Some Contemporary Developments in Australian Drama: Louis Nowra and Stephen Sewell Brian Kiernan , 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Papers : Yugoslavia, Europe and Australia 1983; (p. 183-189)
World's a Stage for Playwrights Leonard Radic , 1982 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 7 August 1982; (p. 15)
Interview : Louis Nowra Jim Davidson (interviewer), 1980 single work interview
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 39 no. 4 1980; (p. 479-495) Sideways from the Page : The Meanjin Interviews 1983; (p. 280-302)
Nowra's Vision of Australia Patrick White , 1980 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6 September 1980; (p. 19) Patrick White : Selected Writings 1994; (p. 207)
Raw, Ugly Glimpse of Australia Brian Hoad , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 26 August vol. 101 no. 5226 1980; (p. 77)

— Review of Inside the Island Louis Nowra 1980 single work drama
Raw, Ugly Glimpse of Australia Brian Hoad , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 26 August vol. 101 no. 5226 1980; (p. 77)

— Review of Inside the Island Louis Nowra 1980 single work drama
Staging Otherness in Mainstream Australasian and Canadian Dramaturgies Marc Maufort , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Transgressive Itineraries : Postcolonial Hybridizations of Dramatic Realism 2003; (p. 27-79)
Section III of this chapter is entitled 'Alienating Naturalism : Louis Nowra's Dramatury'.
A Land's Allegiance : Functions and Representations of Landscape in Post-Colonial Theatres Eric Wagner , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: ISLE : Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment , Summer vol. 16 no. 3 2009; (p. 569-589)
Focuses on the different uses of landscapes in Nowra's Inside the Island and in The Hungry Earth by South African playwright Maishe Maponya,
"Speaking the Formula of Abjection" : Hybrids and Gothic Discourses in Louis Nowra's Novels Gerry Turcotte , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , September vol. 36 no. 3 1991; (p. 61-72) Peripheral Fear : Transformations of the Gothic in Canadian and Australian Fiction 2009; (p. 165-180)
Nowra On Another Winner David Nethercote , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 June 1988; (p. 30)
Louis Nowra Candida Baker (interviewer), 1989 single work biography interview
— Appears in: Yacker 3 : Australian Writers Talk About Their Work 1989; (p. 236-258)
Some Contemporary Developments in Australian Drama: Louis Nowra and Stephen Sewell Brian Kiernan , 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Papers : Yugoslavia, Europe and Australia 1983; (p. 183-189)
Ghosts in a Landscape : Louis Nowra's "Inside the Island" and Janis Balodis' "Too Young for Ghosts" Helen Gilbert , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southern Review , December vol. 27 no. 4 1994; (p. 432-447)
Lest We Forget : Louis Nowra's 'Inside the Island' Veronica Kelly , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Winter no. 23 1985; (p. 19-23) Kunapipi , [Double Issue] vol. 18 no. 2-3 1996; (p. 273-282)
Interview : Louis Nowra Jim Davidson (interviewer), 1980 single work interview
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 39 no. 4 1980; (p. 479-495) Sideways from the Page : The Meanjin Interviews 1983; (p. 280-302)
Anzac and Why I Write Louis Nowra , 1996 single work autobiography
— Appears in: Kunapipi , [Double Issue] vol. 18 no. 2-3 1996; (p. 342-344)
Australian Subjects and Australian Style : The Plays of Louis Nowra Gareth Griffiths , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: Commonwealth , vol. 6 no. 2 1984; (p. 42-48)
World's a Stage for Playwrights Leonard Radic , 1982 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 7 August 1982; (p. 15)
Nowra's Vision of Australia Patrick White , 1980 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6 September 1980; (p. 19) Patrick White : Selected Writings 1994; (p. 207)
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