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Alternative title: 8 Plays by Australians
Issue Details: First known date: 1934... 1934 Eight Plays by Australians
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Notes

  • One-act plays by Majorie McLeod, John O. Reid, Phyllis D. Tweedie, Doris Hayball, George D. Walton, Dymphna Cusack, Lloyd Ross, and Henrietta Drake-Brockman

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:The Dramatists' Club , 1934 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Travail, Marjorie McLeod , single work drama (p. 1-19)
Van Diemen's Land, John Ormiston Reid , single work drama (p. 21-36)
The Queen's Marie, Phyllis Tweedie , single work drama

'A party of tourists are being, shown through Edinburgh Castle when a tale told by the guide, coupled with the music of a spinet, recreates in the mind of one of them an episode of the past, in which she fancies herself to be taking part. After the due interval of dimmed lights and rippling music this episode comes on the stage. After an other similar interval the dreamer returns to the present' ('Polygon.' 'Two Local Plays,' p.15).

The fantasy story revolves around Mary Queen of Scotts and her infant son (later King James I of England). The title of the refers to the Queen's four maids-in-waiting who are all named Marie.

(p. 37-53)
The Grotesque, Doris Hayball , single work drama (p. 55-63)
Love Song, George Walton , single work drama (p. 65-79)
Shallow Cups, Dymphna Cusack , single work drama (p. 81-91)
On the Edge of the Future, Lloyd Ross , single work drama (p. 93-107)
The Man From The Bush: A Burlesque, Henrietta Drake-Brockman , single work drama (p. 109-125)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

A Reader's Notebook Nettie Palmer , 1934 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 14 August vol. 6 no. 8 1934; (p. 153-154)

— Review of Landtakers : The Story of an Epoch Brian Penton , 1934 single work novel ; Cobbers : A Personal Record of a Journey from Essex, in England, to Australia, Tasmania and Some of the Reefs and Islands in the Coral Sea, Made in the Years 1930, 1931 and 1932 Thomas Wood , 1934 single work autobiography ; Eight Plays by Australians 1934 anthology drama ; Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt , 1934 single work novel ; The Silver Dog Alison McDougall , 1934 single work novel ; The Yellow Joss : And Other Tales Ion L. Idriess , 1934 selected work short story ; Ambition : An Autobiographical Novel Eric Muspratt , 1934 single work novel
Dramatists' Club One-Act Play Competition Results 1934 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 14 February vol. 6 no. 2 1934; (p. 39)
Some Australian Dramatists F.S. , 1934 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 15 August vol. 55 no. 2844 1934; (p. 2,5)

— Review of Eight Plays by Australians 1934 anthology drama
A Reader's Notebook Nettie Palmer , 1934 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 14 August vol. 6 no. 8 1934; (p. 153-154)

— Review of Landtakers : The Story of an Epoch Brian Penton , 1934 single work novel ; Cobbers : A Personal Record of a Journey from Essex, in England, to Australia, Tasmania and Some of the Reefs and Islands in the Coral Sea, Made in the Years 1930, 1931 and 1932 Thomas Wood , 1934 single work autobiography ; Eight Plays by Australians 1934 anthology drama ; Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt , 1934 single work novel ; The Silver Dog Alison McDougall , 1934 single work novel ; The Yellow Joss : And Other Tales Ion L. Idriess , 1934 selected work short story ; Ambition : An Autobiographical Novel Eric Muspratt , 1934 single work novel
Some Australian Dramatists F.S. , 1934 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 15 August vol. 55 no. 2844 1934; (p. 2,5)

— Review of Eight Plays by Australians 1934 anthology drama
Dramatists' Club One-Act Play Competition Results 1934 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 14 February vol. 6 no. 2 1934; (p. 39)
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