y The Beast in View single work   drama   - Three acts
Issue Details: First known date: 1959 1959
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Notes

  • Epigraph: 'All, all of a piece Without, Thy chase had a Beast in View; Thy wars brought nothing about; The lovers were all untrue. Tis time the old world was out, And time to begin anew.' - Dryden

Production Details

  • First produced by the University of Adelaide Theatre Guild at Union Hall, Adelaide, on 20 November 1959. Director: John Edmund.

    Two subsequent productions: Arts Theatre in Richmond, Vid., in 1961; Pocket Playhouse in Sydenham, NSW, in 1962.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1959
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      Extent: 75 leavesp.
      Description: Typescript (duplicated).
      (Manuscript) assertion

      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Local Id: H0765

Works about this Work

The Misfit Male Body in Adelaide Theatre, 1959 Bruce Parr , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 46 2005; (p. 20-37)
The aims of this article are 'to highlight two little-known Australian plays of the late 1950s', 'to examine their young leading men, both misfits', and 'in some sense to queer these two plays' (20). 'Linking these two plays is the display of both young men's bodies which ... is in emulation of American drama and film of the 1950s... (20).
Australian Drama Since Summer of the Seventeenth Doll H. G. Kippax , 1964 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , September vol. 23 no. 3 1964; (p. 229-242) On Native Grounds : Australian Writing from Meanjin Quarterly 1967; (p. 193-204) Contemporary Australian Drama : Perspectives Since 1955 1981; (p. 137-152)
Any Man Might Madeleine Haydon , 1961 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 21 October vol. 82 no. 4262 1961; (p. 33-34)

— Review of The Beast in View John Hepworth 1959 single work drama
Any Man Might Madeleine Haydon , 1961 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 21 October vol. 82 no. 4262 1961; (p. 33-34)

— Review of The Beast in View John Hepworth 1959 single work drama
The Misfit Male Body in Adelaide Theatre, 1959 Bruce Parr , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 46 2005; (p. 20-37)
The aims of this article are 'to highlight two little-known Australian plays of the late 1950s', 'to examine their young leading men, both misfits', and 'in some sense to queer these two plays' (20). 'Linking these two plays is the display of both young men's bodies which ... is in emulation of American drama and film of the 1950s... (20).
Australian Drama Since Summer of the Seventeenth Doll H. G. Kippax , 1964 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , September vol. 23 no. 3 1964; (p. 229-242) On Native Grounds : Australian Writing from Meanjin Quarterly 1967; (p. 193-204) Contemporary Australian Drama : Perspectives Since 1955 1981; (p. 137-152)
Last amended 8 Jun 2005 12:05:06
Subjects:
  • Kings Cross, Kings Cross area, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,
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