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O Brave New World

Two centuries of Shakespeare on the Australian stage

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Introduction -- 'To dote thus on such luggage': Appropriating Shakespeare in Australia John Golder and Richard Madelaine
Chapter 1 High Culture and Low Culture: The Changing Role of Shakespeare, 1833--2000 Richard Waterhouse
Chapter 2 Shakespeare in Australia: The Early Years, c.1830--50 Elizabeth Webby
Chapter 3 'Sir, I am a Tragedian': The Male Superstars of the Melbourne Stage, 1850--70 Harold Love
Chapter 4 From Leading Lady to Female Star: Women and Shakespeare, 1855-88 Janette Gordon-Clark
Chapter 5 'This Isle is Full of Noises': American Players of Shakespeare in Australia, 1879--89 Douglas McDermott
Chapter 6 Substantial Pageant: Oscar Asche, Latter-day Pictorialism and Australian Audiences, 1909--24 Richard Madelaine
Chapter 7 A Cultural Missionary on Tour: Allan Wilkie's Shakespearean Company, 1920--30 John Golder
Chapter 8 Shakespeare in Adelaide: Professionals and Progressive Amateurs Alan Brissenden
Chapter 9 Dinkum Shakespeare? Perth, Empire and the Bard Bill Dunstone
Chapter 10 International Glamour or Home-grown Entertainment, 1948--64 Penny Gay
Chapter 11 Experiments
I Rex Cramphorn and Measure for Measure, 1973--88 Mark Minchinton
II The DSI Elizabethan Experiments, 1986--93 John Senczuk
Chapter 12 Shakespeare in Queensland: a Cultural-economic Approach Richard Fotheringham
Chapter 13 John Bell and a Post-colonial Shakespeare, 1963--2000 Adrian Kiernander
Australian Shakespeare premieres, and other curiosities: a chronology John Golder
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