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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 The King and I
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'Outlaws, irreverent humorists, political underdogs, authoritarians - and the silhouette, throughout, of a contemporary Australian woman: these are some of the figures who emerge from Philippa Kelly's extraordinary personal tale, The King and I. Kelly uses Shakespeare's King Lear as it has never been used before - to tell the story of Australia and Australians through the intimate journey she makes with Shakespeare's old king, whose struggles and torments are touchstones for the variety, poignancy and humour of Australian life. We hear the shrieking of birds and feel the heat of dusty towns, and we also come to know about important moments in Australia's social and political landscape: about the evolution of women's rights; about the erosion and reclamation of Aboriginal identity and the hardships experienced by transported settlers; and about attitudes toward age and endurance. At the heart of this book is one woman's personal story, and through this story we come to understand many profound and often hilarious features of the land Down Under.' (Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Continuum ,
      2011 .
      Extent: xvii, 109 pp.
      ISBN: 9781441111647 (pbk.), 9781441178688 (hbk.)
      Series: y separately published work icon Shakespeare Now! Continuum (publisher), New York (City) : Continuum , Z1818506 2011 series - publisher criticism autobiography prose

Works about this Work

Review : The King and I Elizabeth Schafer , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 8 no. 1 2014;

— Review of The King and I Philippa Kelly , 2011 single work autobiography
Reflections Apropos of Two Australian Books on Shakespeare Joost Daalder , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , May vol. 4 no. 2 2012;

— Review of Ours As We Play It : Australia Plays Shakespeare Kate Flaherty , 2011 single work criticism ; The King and I Philippa Kelly , 2011 single work autobiography
Untitled L. E. Semler , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Aumla , May no. 115 2011; (p. 103-105)

— Review of The King and I Philippa Kelly , 2011 single work autobiography
Jennifer Hamilton on Philippa Kelly, The King and I Jennifer Hamilton , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 71 no. 1 2011;

— Review of The King and I Philippa Kelly , 2011 single work autobiography
Jennifer Hamilton on Philippa Kelly, The King and I Jennifer Hamilton , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 71 no. 1 2011;

— Review of The King and I Philippa Kelly , 2011 single work autobiography
Reflections Apropos of Two Australian Books on Shakespeare Joost Daalder , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , May vol. 4 no. 2 2012;

— Review of Ours As We Play It : Australia Plays Shakespeare Kate Flaherty , 2011 single work criticism ; The King and I Philippa Kelly , 2011 single work autobiography
Untitled L. E. Semler , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Aumla , May no. 115 2011; (p. 103-105)

— Review of The King and I Philippa Kelly , 2011 single work autobiography
Review : The King and I Elizabeth Schafer , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 8 no. 1 2014;

— Review of The King and I Philippa Kelly , 2011 single work autobiography
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