y For Valour single work   drama   war literature   - Three acts.
Date: 1958
Issue Details: First known date: 1958 1958
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Notes

  • The play is based on the life of Ric Throssell's father, Hugo ('Jim') Throssell, VC.
  • A note in the MS copy held at the Fryer Library states : 'For Valour was written in 1958 with the assistance of a Commonwealth Literary Fund Fellowship. In February, 1960, it was commended in the Mary Gilmore Awards for the previous year.'

Production Details

  • For Valour was first performed at the Canberra Repertory Theatre under the sponsorship of the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust in August 1960. The first performance was directed by Ric Throssell.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: London,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Currency Press , Methuen , 1976 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Repatriation, 1958-1976 single work criticism (p. ix-xv)
Throssell, VC (from Wild Weeds and Wind Flowers : The Life and Letters of Katharine Susannah Prichard), Ric Throssell , 1958-1976 single work biography (p. xvi-xxi)
"The Man I Want to Follow", Sergeant Macmillan , 1915 single work biography (p. xxii-xxvii)
The Hero in Defeat, Manning Clark , 1958-1976 single work criticism (p. v-vii)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      1958 .
      Extent: 89 leaveasp.
      Description: Typescript (photocopy).
      (Manuscript) assertion

      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Local Id: H1751
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Currency Press ; Methuen , 1976 .
      Extent: xxix, 110pp.
      Description: port.
      Note/s:
      • Includes photographs from the 1960 Canberra Repertory Soceity production, (pp. 6-7).
      ISBN: 0869370553

Works about this Work

Manners of a Small Town 1960 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 September 1960;

— Review of For Valour Ric Throssell 1958 single work drama
The V.C. Margaret Mahony , 1960 single work review
— Appears in: The Observer , 17 September vol. 3 no. 19 1960; (p. 26)

— Review of For Valour Ric Throssell 1958 single work drama
A Throssell Play M. C. , 1960 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 14 September vol. 81 no. 4205 1960; (p. 24)

— Review of For Valour Ric Throssell 1958 single work drama
The Hero in Defeat Manning Clark , 1958-1976 single work criticism
— Appears in: For Valour 1976; (p. v-vii)
"The Man I Want to Follow" Sergeant Macmillan , 1915 single work biography
— Appears in: Daily Mail (London) , 27 October 1915; For Valour 1976; (p. xxii-xxvii)
Manners of a Small Town 1960 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 September 1960;

— Review of For Valour Ric Throssell 1958 single work drama
The V.C. Margaret Mahony , 1960 single work review
— Appears in: The Observer , 17 September vol. 3 no. 19 1960; (p. 26)

— Review of For Valour Ric Throssell 1958 single work drama
A Throssell Play M. C. , 1960 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 14 September vol. 81 no. 4205 1960; (p. 24)

— Review of For Valour Ric Throssell 1958 single work drama
The Hero in Defeat Manning Clark , 1958-1976 single work criticism
— Appears in: For Valour 1976; (p. v-vii)
"The Man I Want to Follow" Sergeant Macmillan , 1915 single work biography
— Appears in: Daily Mail (London) , 27 October 1915; For Valour 1976; (p. xxii-xxvii)
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