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y separately published work icon Image in the Clay single work   drama   - Five scenes
Alternative title: Heirs of the Dead Heart
Issue Details: First known date: 1964... 1964 Image in the Clay
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'"Image in the Clay highlights the social and cultural distances between Aboriginal and white society in Australia. It centres on the home-coming of Gordon, a black who has left his small country town and his family to work in the city. Gordon's family members have pinned their anxious hopes on him, though they themselves are destined for a life of poverty and instability as outcasts in their own country.'  (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Sound recording and braille editions available.

Production Details

  • First produced at the Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 12 May 1960 under the original title, Heirs of the Dead Heart.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Plays of the 50s [Volume Two] Katharine Brisbane (editor), Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2004 Z1174485 2004 anthology drama Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2004 pg. 107-172
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      (Manuscript) assertion
      Note/s:
      • Other versions held by Mitchell Library.
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      Alternative title: Heirs of the Dead Heart
      (Manuscript) assertion

      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library

Works about this Work

Victim's Portrayal in Image in the Clay Khairul Chowdhury , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Empowering and Disempowering Indigenes : Staging Australian Aboriginal Experience 2010; (p. 250-259)
Inheritors of the Dead Heart : Magical realism in 'These People' and 'Falling Petals' by Ben Ellis. Ricci-Jane Adams , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 48 2006; (p. 189-202)
The Cassius Syndrome Brek , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October vol. 3 no. 12 1964; (p. 251)

— Review of Image in the Clay David Ireland , 1964 single work drama
[Review] Image in the Clay 1960 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 25 May vol. 81 no. 4189 1960; (p. 24-25)

— Review of Image in the Clay David Ireland , 1964 single work drama
[Review] Image in the Clay 1960 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 25 May vol. 81 no. 4189 1960; (p. 24-25)

— Review of Image in the Clay David Ireland , 1964 single work drama
The Cassius Syndrome Brek , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October vol. 3 no. 12 1964; (p. 251)

— Review of Image in the Clay David Ireland , 1964 single work drama
Inheritors of the Dead Heart : Magical realism in 'These People' and 'Falling Petals' by Ben Ellis. Ricci-Jane Adams , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 48 2006; (p. 189-202)
Victim's Portrayal in Image in the Clay Khairul Chowdhury , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Empowering and Disempowering Indigenes : Staging Australian Aboriginal Experience 2010; (p. 250-259)
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