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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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Methuen Australian Drama Series Margaret Williams (editor), series - publisher
1 Fighting Jack : A Brief Australian Melodrama Margaret Williams , Hilary Golder , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 36 2000; (p. 117-130)
1 It Doesn't Have To Be a Blood Sport Margaret Williams (interviewer), 1996 single work interview
— Appears in: Telling Time : Papers, Perfomances and Images from Playworks Playing with Time Festival Held at the Wharf Theatre, Sydney 13-15 October 1995 1996; (p. 43-47)
1 1 y separately published work icon Preserving the Ephemeral : Katharine Brisbane and Currency Press John Golder (editor), Jean Cooney (editor), Margaret Williams (editor), Canberra : Friends of the National Library of Australia , 1995 Z197268 1995 anthology criticism biography
1 8 y separately published work icon Dorothy Hewett : The Feminine as Subversion Margaret Williams , Paddington : Currency Press , 1992 Z339385 1992 single work criticism
1 A Debt Repaid : Dorothy Hewett's pastoral plays. Margaret Williams , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Contemporary Australian Drama : Perspectives Since 1955 1987; (p. 486-497)
1 The Alternative theatre (1966-1980) Margaret Williams , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian Stage : A Documentary History 1984; (p. 220-233)
1 Theatrical events 1950-1965 and the rise of subsidised theatre : postscript Philip Parsons , Margaret Williams , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian Stage : A Documentary History 1984; (p. 210-211)
1 The Barnum of Australia : William Anderson Margaret Williams , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April vol. 2 no. 2 1984; (p. 43-64)
1 2 y separately published work icon Australia on the Popular Stage 1829-1929 Margaret Williams , Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1983 Z922827 1983 selected work
1 3 y separately published work icon Drama Margaret Williams , Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1977 Z398469 1977 single work criticism
1 16 y separately published work icon The Sunny South George Darrell , London : Eyre Methuen , 1975 Z21647 1884 single work drama humour (taught in 1 units)
1 One Hundred Years of Indigenous Theatre Margaret Williams , Margery M. Morgan , Wal Cherry , Katharine Brisbane , Vic Arnold , Marlis Thiersch , John Sumner , 1973 single work
— Appears in: Komos , vol. 3 no. 1973; (p. 58-71)
1 Natural Sexuality : Katharine Prichard's "Brumby Innes" Margaret Williams , 1973 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , Autumn vol. 32 no. 1 1973; (p. 91-93)

— Review of Brumby Innes : A Play in Three Acts Katharine Susannah Prichard , 1927 single work drama
1 y separately published work icon Nimble Naiad, Lonely Squatter and Lively Aboriginal : Dramatic Convention and National Image in Australian Drama with Particular Reference to the Nineteenth Century Margaret Williams , Melbourne : Hawker Siddeley Microfilm , 1973 Z398369 1973 single work thesis
1 Australian Drama-- A Postscript: Some Comments on Recent Criticism Margaret Williams , 1972 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , Summer vol. 31. no. 4 1972; (p. 444-448)
1 Mask and Cage: Stereotype in Recent Drama Margaret Williams , 1972 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , Spring vol. 31 no. 3 1972; (p. 308-313) Contemporary Australian Drama : Perspectives Since 1955 1981; (p. 209-216)

Margaret Williams argues that 'the greatest single factor in setting Australian playwrights free to explore the dramatic possibilities of their own society has been the decline of naturalism, particularly of the well-made naturalistic play' (308). She comments on recent plays, especially by Jack Hibberd, Alex Buzo and David Williamson, suggesting that they each 'make imaginative use of the social ritual and verbal cliches of Australian society to explore insecurity and inadequacy behind their defensive facades (310)'.

1 Snakes and Ladders: New Australian Drama Margaret Williams , 1972 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , Winter vol. 31 no. 2 1972; (p. 178-182)
1 Australian Melodrama Margaret Williams , 1970 single work
— Appears in: Monash University Gazette , vol. 7 no. 1 1970; (p. 33-34)
1 Untitled Margaret Williams , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Komos , vol. 2 no. 1 1969; (p. 80)

— Review of Australian Plays in Manuscripts : A Check List of the Campbell Howard Collection Held in the University of New England Library 1968 single work bibliography
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