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Issue Details: First known date: 1936... 1936 The Emancipist : An Historical Drama in Three Acts
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Notes

  • Based on the life of William Redfern, convict and early surgeon in Australia. The authors are decendents.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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      (Manuscript) assertion
      Note/s:
      • Typescript of 'The Emancipist' held at NLA along with a film script 'The Sacrifice' which traces a similar story.

Works about this Work

The Development of Australian Drama William Moore , 1937 single work criticism
— Appears in: Best Australian One-Act Plays 1937; (p. xix-xxvii)
Australian Composers and Writers' Association, Melbourne [Meeting Report] Margaret Boyd , 1937 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 15 June vol. 9 no. 6 1937; (p. 91)
Notes from the May meeting. Baker was congratulated on her OBE for service to Australian literature; a subscription drive was made for Palmer's work on Stephens; McLeod used excerpts from The Hidden Valley, The Emancipist, and Van Diemen's Land as illustrations of "well rendered" work. One of Cross' poems was recited.
An Historical Drama E. C. Davidson , 1936 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 12 October vol. 8 no. 10 1936; (p. 162)

— Review of The Emancipist : An Historical Drama in Three Acts John Macquarie Antill , Rose Antill De Warren , 1936 single work drama
A Satchel of Books 1936 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 5 August vol. 57 no. 2947 1936; (p. 4)

— Review of The Emancipist : An Historical Drama in Three Acts John Macquarie Antill , Rose Antill De Warren , 1936 single work drama
An Historical Drama E. C. Davidson , 1936 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 12 October vol. 8 no. 10 1936; (p. 162)

— Review of The Emancipist : An Historical Drama in Three Acts John Macquarie Antill , Rose Antill De Warren , 1936 single work drama
A Satchel of Books 1936 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 5 August vol. 57 no. 2947 1936; (p. 4)

— Review of The Emancipist : An Historical Drama in Three Acts John Macquarie Antill , Rose Antill De Warren , 1936 single work drama
Australian Composers and Writers' Association, Melbourne [Meeting Report] Margaret Boyd , 1937 single work column
— Appears in: All About Books , 15 June vol. 9 no. 6 1937; (p. 91)
Notes from the May meeting. Baker was congratulated on her OBE for service to Australian literature; a subscription drive was made for Palmer's work on Stephens; McLeod used excerpts from The Hidden Valley, The Emancipist, and Van Diemen's Land as illustrations of "well rendered" work. One of Cross' poems was recited.
The Development of Australian Drama William Moore , 1937 single work criticism
— Appears in: Best Australian One-Act Plays 1937; (p. xix-xxvii)
Last amended 1 Mar 2002 13:02:11
Subjects:
  • Bush,
  • Norfolk Island, Australian External Territories,
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Coast,
Settings:
  • 1790s
  • 1800s
  • 1810s
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