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Issue Details: First known date: 1947... vol. 1 no. 8 February 1947 of The Australasian Book News and Library Journal est. 1946 The Australasian Book News and Library Journal
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Notes

  • Leslie Rees reviews three books on American and English theatre. (See responding correspondence.)
  • Includes a review of a biography of Shelley.
  • Also includes a review of A. P. Elkin's Aboriginal Men of High Degree.
  • This issue is illustrated with drawings by James Cleaver from the book The Theatre Through the Ages.
  • On cover : Theatre and Drama Issue.
  • Includes Books Published in Australia: List of Books Supplied to the National Library, Canberra, under the Provisions of the Copyright Act. 16 November- 16 December, 1947 (pp. 376-380)

Contents

* Contents derived from the 1947 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Wanted - A Theatre, George Farwell , single work prose (p. 333)
Why Do We Delay?, Eve Pownall , single work prose
Pownall renews the call for the formation of a National Book League.
(p. 335)
Profile and Period, George Farwell , single work review
— Review of Macquarie's World Marjorie Barnard , 1941 single work prose ;
(p. 336-37)
Poet and Dramatist, Cecil Mann , single work (p. 339-341)
Without Foundation, Frank Dalby Davison , single work (p. 341)
Stock Companies Plan for National Theatre, Leslie Haylen , single work column
Haylen continues his campaign for a National Theatre.
(p. 344-45)
The Theatre Today, Dymphna Cusack , single work (p. 347-349)
The First Australian Theatres, Peter Finch , single work
A short history of theatre in Australia to 1830.
(p. 350-351)
History With Frills, Margaret MacCallum , single work review
— Review of Man Is Never Free : The Story of Tolpuddle Martyrs Tom Mead , 1946 single work novel ;
(p. 352-52)
The Furphy We Forget, Miles Franklin , single work review
— Review of Rigby's Romance : A Made in Australia Novel Tom Collins , 1905-1906 single work novel ;
(p. 354)
Poets in Three Countries, Rosemary Dobson , single work (p. 355-356)
The Real Australian Glamour, Ruth Park , single work (p. 357-58)
Children's Section, Eve Pownall , single work column (p. 361-62)
Recent Childrens' Books, A. K. , single work review
— Review of Michael McFudge Nancy Johnston , 1944 selected work children's fiction ; Silvertail : the story of a lyrebird Ina Maude Watson , 1946 single work children's fiction ; "Lannie" : The Story of a Collie Dog Kathleen Gladys Jolly , 1946 single work children's fiction ; Pegmen Tales Ella McFadyen , 1946 single work children's fiction ; The Complete Adventures of Blinky Bill Dorothy Wall , 1939 selected work children's fiction ;
(p. 362-64)
Children and their Theatre, Rosemarie Benjamin , single work criticism (p. 365, 367)
The Herald Literary Competition, single work (p. 369-371)

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