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y separately published work icon The Professor : A Play in Three Acts single work   drama   - Three acts
  • Author:agent Hal Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-hal
Issue Details: First known date: 1966... 1966 The Professor : A Play in Three Acts
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Production Details

  • First produced as 'Toda-San' in Adelaide, 24 February 1965, and then in London at the Royal Court Theatre, 25 August 1965, as 'The Professor'.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Faber ,
      1966 .
      Extent: 143p.
      .
      (Manuscript) assertion

      Holdings

      Held at: State Library of New South Wales State Library of NSW
      .
      Description: Typescript
      (Manuscript) assertion
      Note/s:
      • Sketch of set inserted.
      • Pseudonym on title page crossed out and author's name and address written in.

      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      .
      Alternative title: Toda-San
      (Manuscript) assertion
      Note/s:
      • A typescript of 'Toda-San' and marked 'Author's Copy - for Hedley Brideson, gratefully, Hal Porter'. Typescript has been edited and contains music and words to a song performed in the course of the play.

      Holdings

      Held at: State Library of South Australia State Library of SA
      Local Id: D4619A Lit. Ms

Works about this Work

Abominable Scripts : Hal Porter's Plays Noel Rowe , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 4 no. 2005; (p. 23-34)
Rowe reads Porter's plays 'in order to talk about ethics and literature, arguing for a narrative model of ethical reflection that recognises the constitutive role of narrative (literary, social, personal) in ethical being '(Editorial p.8).
y separately published work icon Hal Porter : A Man of Many Parts Mary Lord , Milsons Point : Random House , 1993 Z475586 1993 single work biography
Two Aspects of Hal Porter : The Professor Kerin Cantrell , 1967 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 27 no. 3 1967; (p. 185-187)

— Review of The Professor : A Play in Three Acts Hal Porter , 1966 single work drama
Australian Drama : The Outlook in 1967 Leslie Rees , 1967 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 37 1967; (p. 39-44)
Untitled Hope Hewitt , 1966 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 September 1966; (p. 11)

— Review of The Professor : A Play in Three Acts Hal Porter , 1966 single work drama
The Month of Suicides Phillip Adams , 1966 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 27 August vol. 88 no. 4512 1966; (p. 47)

— Review of The Professor : A Play in Three Acts Hal Porter , 1966 single work drama
Untitled Alison Downing , 1966 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 30 July 1966; (p. 8)

— Review of The Professor : A Play in Three Acts Hal Porter , 1966 single work drama
Untitled Francis Evers , 1966 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August vol. 5 no. 10 1966; (p. 202)

— Review of The Professor : A Play in Three Acts Hal Porter , 1966 single work drama
Untitled Hope Hewitt , 1966 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 September 1966; (p. 11)

— Review of The Professor : A Play in Three Acts Hal Porter , 1966 single work drama
Two Aspects of Hal Porter : The Professor Kerin Cantrell , 1967 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 27 no. 3 1967; (p. 185-187)

— Review of The Professor : A Play in Three Acts Hal Porter , 1966 single work drama
Abominable Scripts : Hal Porter's Plays Noel Rowe , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 4 no. 2005; (p. 23-34)
Rowe reads Porter's plays 'in order to talk about ethics and literature, arguing for a narrative model of ethical reflection that recognises the constitutive role of narrative (literary, social, personal) in ethical being '(Editorial p.8).
Australian Drama : The Outlook in 1967 Leslie Rees , 1967 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 37 1967; (p. 39-44)
Notes from a Colonial Laurence Collinson , 1965 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Summer (1965-1966) no. 33 1965; (p. 38-39)
Unparalleled Venom 1965 single work column
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 11 September vol. 87 no. 4463 1965; (p. 9)
y separately published work icon Hal Porter : A Man of Many Parts Mary Lord , Milsons Point : Random House , 1993 Z475586 1993 single work biography
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