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  • Background to the play The Removalists by David Williamson.

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    y separately published work icon The Removalists David Williamson , Sydney : Currency Press , 1972 Z365225 1971 single work drama (taught in 12 units)

    A young policeman’s first day on duty becomes a violent and highly charged initiation into law enforcement. Remarkable for its blend of boisterous humour and horrifying violence, the play has acquired a reputation as a classic statement on Australian authoritarianism and is a key work in the study of Australian drama.

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    Sydney : Currency Press , 1972
    pg. 20-21
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