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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Speaking a New World : Language in Early Australian Plays
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Based on onver 40 surviving playscripts, the article discusses the dialogue that was used in plays performed in Australia prior to 1930. Specific topics that are discussed in the article include the range of words that were used in plays and the reasons why the dialogue was spoken in the manner in which it was. The author states that the dialogue broke away from existing speech structures.

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    y separately published work icon Aumla no. 111 2009 Z1624905 2009 periodical issue 2009 pg. 1-20
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