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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 30 November 2016 of The Conversation est. 2011 The Conversation
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Speaking ‘Orstyrlian’ in Rusty Bugles, Julian Meyrick , 2016 single work criticism
'Rusty Bugles is a comedy-drama by Sumner Locke Elliot, one of the many talented writers to abandon Australia in the 1940s and 1950s in search of an artistic living overseas. ...'
What Are the Great Australian Plays? Refining Our Theatre Canon, Julian Meyrick , 2016 criticism

'You could say that a canonical play is one where you’re the problem if you don’t like it. The formula critical judgement + physical repetition = classic fixes its value ahead of time. A canonical play is never bad, only badly received. The job of the canon-upholding critic is to instruct the audience in How to Appreciate Culture.' (Introduction)

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