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y separately published work icon Yamashita single work   drama   - Sixteen scenes. Play for 3 characters based on the trial of Yamashita.
Issue Details: First known date: 1981... 1981 Yamashita
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Play for three characters based on the trial of Yamashita. (Libraries Australia record).

Notes

  • First published in Japanese, 1970.

Production Details

  • First produced by Hoopla Theatre Foundation, at La Mama Theatre, Melbourne, 1 December 1977 after an initial workshop reading at the Australian National Playwrights Conference, May 1977.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Currency Press , 1981 .
      Extent: 48p.
      Description: illus., port.
      Note/s:
      • Author's Preface: ...I think I basically see the play itself as a parody of an American courtroom drama. All the legalistic terminology and the accoutrements of justice are there, but the real battle as the American sees it, is fought in the alley behind the boxing stadium. For him due process of law consists in ensuring that America's enemies get their due. he likes the aftermath of aw; and as an American he loves rhetoric. If there is one thing I can never forget about my American upbringing, it is being subjected to a constant rash of the world's most beautiful lip service. No wonder those people believe they live in the only free country. They tell themselves often enough.(pp.5-7). R.P. 1980.
      • Published in Japanese in 1975.
      ISBN: 0868190454
      Series: y separately published work icon Theatre Australia New Writing Currency Press (publisher), Sydney : Currency Press , 1979-1981 Z1296506 1979-1981 series - publisher drama
      .
      Extent: 37 leavesp.
      Description: Typescript (duplicated).
      (Manuscript) assertion

      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Local Id: H1421
      Note:
      Ms annotations. Holograph date on last page: 29.7.79. Typescript signed (photocopy)

Works about this Work

Language and Responsibility: Two Versions of Psychological Reality in the Anti-War Writings of Roger Pulvers and John Romeril David Kerr , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Commonwealth Review , vol. 1 no. 1 1989; (p. 76-86) John Romeril 1993; (p. 139-149)
The Play's the Thing Mary Lord , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December no. 37 1981; (p. 15-16)

— Review of The Golden Oldies, and Susannah's Dreaming Dorothy Hewett , 1981 selected work drama ; Furtive Love Peter Joseph Kenna , 1978 single work drama ; Yamashita Roger Pulvers , 1981 single work drama ; Marsupials and Politics : Two Comedies Barry Oakley , 1981 selected work drama ; No Names -- No Pack Drill Bob Herbert , 1979 single work drama ; After 'The Doll' : Australian Drama Since 1955 Peter Fitzpatrick , 1979 multi chapter work criticism criticism ; Any Fool Can and Other Radio Plays Ken Methold , 1980 selected work drama ; Life Pieces, 2 : More Australian Plays Allan Mackay , 1981 selected work drama
The Play's the Thing Mary Lord , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December no. 37 1981; (p. 15-16)

— Review of The Golden Oldies, and Susannah's Dreaming Dorothy Hewett , 1981 selected work drama ; Furtive Love Peter Joseph Kenna , 1978 single work drama ; Yamashita Roger Pulvers , 1981 single work drama ; Marsupials and Politics : Two Comedies Barry Oakley , 1981 selected work drama ; No Names -- No Pack Drill Bob Herbert , 1979 single work drama ; After 'The Doll' : Australian Drama Since 1955 Peter Fitzpatrick , 1979 multi chapter work criticism criticism ; Any Fool Can and Other Radio Plays Ken Methold , 1980 selected work drama ; Life Pieces, 2 : More Australian Plays Allan Mackay , 1981 selected work drama
Language and Responsibility: Two Versions of Psychological Reality in the Anti-War Writings of Roger Pulvers and John Romeril David Kerr , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Commonwealth Review , vol. 1 no. 1 1989; (p. 76-86) John Romeril 1993; (p. 139-149)
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Subjects:
  • c
    United States of America (USA),
    c
    Americas,
  • Asia,
  • c
    Japan,
    c
    East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • Asia,
Settings:
  • 1950s
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