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Remembered Presences

Remembered Presences (EPUB ebook)

By Croggon, Alison

In 2010, the Guardian named Melbourne critic Alison Croggon as a 'must read' critic. She was the first online critic to be awarded the Geraldine Pascall Critic of the Year, in 2009. Her blog Theatre Notes was the first theatre blog in Australia and, over its eight years of existe...nce, made Croggon the most influential critical voice in Australian performance, with a wide international readership. This long-awaited collection of 25 years' of Croggon's writing shows why. Ranging from early reviews to wide-focus essays of cultural criticism, from playful meditations on the critical form to searching interrogations of the role of the critic in the volatile digital age, Theatre Notes demonstrates the evolution of a crucial critical voice. It includes the best of the essays and reviews published in a variety of daily papers and literary magazines, but at its centre is an eye-witness account of the 2004-2012 Australian theatre renaissance, written as it occurred. Searching, challenging and always entertaining, Croggon grapples with the contradictions and delights of writing about performance, an ephemeral artform central to our cultural memory.
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ISBN 9781760622138
Published 27 Feb 2019
Publisher Currency Press Pty Ltd
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781760622138
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Currency Press Pty Ltd
Imprint Currency Press
Published 27 Feb 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Croggon, Alison
Category Performing Arts
Theatre, Drama
Number of Pages 320
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Interest Age General Audience
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