y Sunrise single work   drama   - Two acts
Issue Details: First known date: 1983 1983
AustLit is a subscription service. The content and services available here are limited because you have not been recognised as a subscriber. Find out how to gain full access to AustLit

Notes

  • Epigraph: The preparations go on, the dreamlike rituals are rehearsed, and the whole earth is being set up as an altar for a burnt offering. Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler's 9th Symphony - L. Thomas

Production Details

  • Written for, and first produced by, Lighthouse, the State Theatre Co., South Australia at Tte Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre, beginning 19 November 1983. Music composed by Sarah de Jong (q.v.).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Currency Press ; State Theatre Company of South Australia , 1983 .
      Extent: 56p.
      ISBN: 0868190969
      Series: Current Theatre Series Currency Press (publisher), 1983- series - publisher 'Current Theatre Series consists of Australian plays published with the program inserted and sold during theatre seasons. The aim of the series is to promote and encourage new dramatic writing and make it accessible to theatregoers and the public. The text is presented at the first day of rehearsal and does not contain changes which the author may choose to make after the play has commenced its present season - these will be incorporated into any new edition published by Currency.' Currency Press.
      1983 .
      Extent: 120 leavesp.
      Description: Typescript (duplicated).
      (Manuscript) assertion
      Note/s:
      • Some emendations written into and pasted over text; some stage directions highlighted.

      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Local Id: H1287

Works about this Work

Spatiality and Contaminated Land : Staging Maralinga Joanne Tompkins , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Halfway House : The Poetics of Australian Spaces 2010; (p. 310-319)
"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)
'The Circle is Burst' : Eschatological Discourse in Louis Nowra's Sunrise and The Golden Age Gerry Turcotte , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , October no. 11 1987; (p. 65-77) Span , April no. 24 1987; (p. 63-80) The AustLit Anthology of Criticism 2010; (p. 47)
Apocalypse and After : Historical Visions in Some Recent Australian Drama Veronica Kelly , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 9 no. 3 1987; (p. 68-78) The AustLit Anthology of Criticism 2010; (p. 46)
Untitled Veronica Kelly , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April vol. 2 no. 2 1984; (p. 124-126)

— Review of Sunrise Louis Nowra 1983 single work drama
Nowra Carves into the Upper Crust Robert Milliken , 1983 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The National Times , 18-24 November 1983; (p. 34)
Untitled Veronica Kelly , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April vol. 2 no. 2 1984; (p. 124-126)

— Review of Sunrise Louis Nowra 1983 single work drama
Spatiality and Contaminated Land : Staging Maralinga Joanne Tompkins , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Halfway House : The Poetics of Australian Spaces 2010; (p. 310-319)
"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 Carves into the Upper Crust Robert Milliken , 1983 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The National Times , 18-24 November 1983; (p. 34)
'The Circle is Burst' : Eschatological Discourse in Louis Nowra's Sunrise and The Golden Age Gerry Turcotte , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , October no. 11 1987; (p. 65-77) Span , April no. 24 1987; (p. 63-80) The AustLit Anthology of Criticism 2010; (p. 47)
Apocalypse and After : Historical Visions in Some Recent Australian Drama Veronica Kelly , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 9 no. 3 1987; (p. 68-78) The AustLit Anthology of Criticism 2010; (p. 46)
Last amended 15 Mar 2013 13:54:31
Settings:
  • c
    Vietnam,
    c
    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
Newspapers:
    Powered by Trove
    X