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Vagabond Camp single work   drama   - One act
Issue Details: First known date: 1928... 1928 Vagabond Camp
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Notes

  • Written in 1928 (Source: Louis Esson : Plays 1 : Terra Australis, edited by John Senczuk.)
  • The 1999 Five Islands Press edition has the dedication : 'To Katharine Susannah Prichard (Comrade in letters).'
  • The 1999 Five Islands Press edition also misprints the title as : Vegabond Camp : A Play in One Act.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1928

Works about this Work

Poetry Making Something Happen David McCooey , 1989 single work column
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 109 1989; (p. 30-31)
"Something with a Cow in It" : Louis Esson's Imported Nationalism John McCallum , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Drama 1920-1955 : Papers Presented to a Conference at the University of New England, Armidale, September 1-4, 1984 1986; (p. 39-52) Overland , September no. 108 1987; (p. 6-13)
McCallum argues that Esson's attempts to translate the folk dramas of Ireland to an Australian context failed because of the absence of a similar folk background.
Poetry Making Something Happen David McCooey , 1989 single work column
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 109 1989; (p. 30-31)
"Something with a Cow in It" : Louis Esson's Imported Nationalism John McCallum , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Drama 1920-1955 : Papers Presented to a Conference at the University of New England, Armidale, September 1-4, 1984 1986; (p. 39-52) Overland , September no. 108 1987; (p. 6-13)
McCallum argues that Esson's attempts to translate the folk dramas of Ireland to an Australian context failed because of the absence of a similar folk background.
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