Australia’s ‘First’ Dramatists


Discusses early Australian theatre and drama in examining the question: Who wrote the first Australian play?

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Published 1 May 1969 in Volume 4 No. 1. Subjects: Australian literature - International influences, Australian theatre, Colonial literature & writers, Plagiarism, Playwrights, Theatre & performing arts.

Cite as: Irvin, Eric. ‘Australia’s ‘First’ Dramatists.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 4, no. 1, 1969.