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y separately published work icon Yanagai! Yanagai! single work   drama   - Two acts.
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Yanagai! Yanagai!
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'"Yanagai!" is a Yorta Yorta word meaning "Go away" that confronted the intrusion of the first white people seeking passage through Australia's Yorta Yorta territory in the early nineteenth century. James penned the work in response to a 1998 Australian court decision that denied recognition of the native Yorta Yorta people and their claim to their ancestral land.' Source: http://www.playbill.com/ (Sighted 04/06/2009).

Notes

  • Dedication: to the lives of Lynn Shadrach James (13.4.46 - 13.11.00), Sofia (Zoshka) James (1.5.48 - 13.12.03) and the new James cland - Nathan, Kobe and Dayna.
  • Yanagai! Yanagai! is a theatrical celebration of Yorta Yorta stories and song

Production Details

  • World premiere produced by Playbox, commissioned by the Melbourne Workers Theatre at the Merlyn Theatre, CUB Malthouse on 10 September 2003. Director: Andrea James. Season directed by Andrea James.


    Performed and read in the Philippines, Kenya, New York and Paris.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Strawberry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Currency Press ; Playbox Theatre , 2003 .
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      Extent: x, 54, xviip.p.
      Description: ports.
      Note/s:
      • Includes an Elder Introduction - Dr Wayne Atkinson.
      • Includes Writer's Statement - Andrea James.
      • Theatre program at end of playtext.
      ISBN: 0868197084
    • Strawberry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Currency Press , 2016 .
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      Extent: 54p.
      Edition info: Revised edition
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 29th September 2016
      ISBN: 9781925005776

Works about this Work

Tribe's Courage Inspires Play 2006 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 16 August no. 382 2006; (p. 39)
Yanagai! Yanagai! Bill Perrett , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 14 September 2003; (p. 9)

— Review of Yanagai! Yanagai! Andrea James , 2003 single work drama
Yanagai! Yanagai! Bill Perrett , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 14 September 2003; (p. 9)

— Review of Yanagai! Yanagai! Andrea James , 2003 single work drama
Tribe's Courage Inspires Play 2006 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 16 August no. 382 2006; (p. 39)
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