Katharine Brisbane Biography (1932-)

Born January 7, 1932, in Singapore; daughter of David William (a civil engineer) and Myra Gladys Brisbane; married Philip Edward Parsons (an academic). Addresses: OFFICE--Currency Press Ltd., 330 Oxford Street, Paddington, 2021, Australia.

Nationality
Australian
Gender
Female
Birth Details
January 7, 1932
Singapore

Famous Works

  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
  • Critic for West Australian, Perth, Australia, 1959-61, 1962-65.
  • Australian, Sydney, Australia, national critic, 1967-74.
  • National Times, national theatre writer, 1981-82.
  • Writings;CONTRIBUTOR
  • The Literature of Australia, Penguin, 1976.
  • World Drama, Harrap, 1977.
  • (also co-editor) New Currents in Australian Writing, Angus & Robertson, 1978.
  • Contemporary Australian Drama: Perspectives Since 1955, Currency Press, 1981, revised edition, 1987.
  • Contemporary Dramatists, St. James Press, 1977, revised editions, 1982, 1987.
  • AUTHOR OF INTRODUCTION,FOR CURRENCY PRESS Three Plays, by Alexander Buzo,1973.
  • A Hard God, by Peter Kenna, 1974.
  • Brumby Innes, by K.S. Prichard, 1974.
  • Bid Me to Love, by K.S. Prichard, 1974.
  • How Does Your Garden Grow, by Jim McNeil, 1975.
  • The Floating World, by John Romeril, 1975.
  • Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, by Ray Lawler, 1978.
  • Big Toys, by Patrick White, 1979.
  • Furtive Love, by Peter Kenna, 1980.
  • Collected Plays, Volume I, by Patrick White, 1985.
  • Collected Plays, Volume I, by David Williamson, 1986.

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