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Margaret Williams Margaret Williams i(A1392 works by) (a.k.a. Margaret Anne Williams)
Born: Established: 1938 ;
Gender: Female
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Margaret Anne Williams is the daughter of Clare and George Ross Williams. She was educated at Coburg primary and high schools. Williams received a B.A. degree from the University of Melbourne in 1958 and a Ph.D. from Monash University in 1973. Williams taught in Australia, England and Ghana before being appointed a lecturer in the School of Drama, University of New South Wales in 1973. She was a committee member of the Playwright's Conference, 1976-1981 and a board member of Toe Truck Theatre Inc. 1978-1981. Williams wrote critical works on Australian theatre including nineteenth century Australian theatre history.

(Source: Who's Who of Australian Women, comp. Andrea Lofthouse (1982): 472-473).

Most Referenced Works


  • Debra Adelaide's Bibliography of Australian Women's Literature 1795-1990 (1991): 201 ascribes two plays to Margaret Williams (with H. Williams): The Grass is Greener: A Comedy in Two Acts (1960) and The Irregular verb to Love: A Comedy in Three Acts (1962). These were English plays written by the English actors and playwrights, Hugh Williams (1904-1969) and his wife, Margaret nee Vyner (1915-) . ('Mr Hugh Williams', The Times (8.12.1969): 10).
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