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Our Island Story (c.1910)

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 82 words.

By H. E. *Marshall, illustrated by A. S. Forrest. A collection of stories from history, told to two Australian children. The book includes ‘stories which wise people say are only...

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Recalling Romance and Revision in the Film Adaptations of Robbery Under Arms and The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

Andrew James Couzens.

in Adaptation

March 2016; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television. 6353 words.

This paper interrogates the adaptation of two literary bushranger narratives to film during the Australian Film Revival in the 1970s and 1980s: The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (Fred...

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Douglas, Clive (opera)

Kay Dreyfus.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 251 words.

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(b Rushworth, Victoria, July 27, 1903; d Melbourne, April 29, 1977). Australian composer . He studied composition with A. E. H. Nickson at the Melbourne University...

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Cultural Memory in Postcolonial Fiction: The Uses and Abuses of Ned Kelly

in Interdisciplinary Measures

February 2008; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 6760 words.

This chapter relates the story of Irish Australian bushranger Ned Kelly and how he has been brought into conjunction with several compatible legends, including the twin legends of the...

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Tom Barker’s ‘To Arms!’ poster: internationalism and resistance in First World War Australia

Madelaine Chiam.

in London Review of International Law

March 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 12460 words.

Abstract

This article relies on thinking of ‘law as … artefact’ to read an anti-war poster from First World War Australia as a contribution to the histories of...

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Mawalan Marika

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; Industrial and Commercial Art. 326 words.

Australian, 20th century, male.

Born 1908; died 1967.

Painter. Scenes with figures.

Mawalan Marika was an Australian Aboriginal artist from the Riratjingu clan of...

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John Simpson Kirkpatrick

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1892–1915), known affectionately as ‘The Man with the Donkey’, was born South Shields, Tyneside, England, jumped ship in Australia in 1910, carried his swag to northern Queensland and then...

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Frederick Robert Spofforth

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

(1853–1926), cricketer, became widely known as the ‘Demon Bowler’ while touring with the first white Australian cricket side in England, where in 1878 he achieved a hat-trick and figures of...

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Protection Elsewhere/Nowhere

SAVITRI TAYLOR.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

June 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 13532 words.

The Australian Government takes the position that it does not owe protection obligations to an asylum seeker who could have sought protection elsewhere. In taking this position it is...

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Victor Thomas Trumper

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

(?1877–1915), outstanding batsman of the golden age of cricket, scored 16939 first-class runs from 1894 to 1914 at an average of 44.57 with 42 centuries. Always attacking, Trumper spoiled...

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Kelly, Frederick Septimus

Rhian Davies.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 459 words.

[Sep, Cleg]

(b Sydney, May 29, 1881; d Beaucourt-sur-Ancre, Nov 13, 1916). Australian composer and pianist. He was educated at Sydney Grammar School (1891–2), Eton College...

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Frontier Violence and Political Manhood

Angela Woollacott.

in Settler Society in the Australian Colonies

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 13228 words.

This chapter calls into question the legend that self-government in the Australian colonies was won by a progressive reform movement that operated in a purely political realm divorced from...

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Australia

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Drama was much more popular than dance during the first half of the 19th century, though some incidental stage choreography is recorded from 1833 onwards and in 1840 Mme Velbein was...

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Laade, Wolfgang

Rüdiger Schumacher.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 518 words.

(b Zeitz, Jan 13, 1925). German ethnomusicologist. After studying composition with Boris Blacher at the Musikhochschule in West Berlin (1947–53), he studied ethnomusicology (with Kurt...

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Rofe, Esther

Pauline Petrus.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 529 words.

(Freda)

(b Melbourne, March 14, 1904; d Melbourne, Feb 26, 2000). Australian composer. She studied the piano and violin privately from the age of four and began her musical...

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A deathless story: the ANZAC Memorial, memory and international law

Charlotte Peevers.

in London Review of International Law

March 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 12388 words.

Abstract

In this contribution, I stage the birth, death and resurrection of the ANZAC Memorial dedicated to fallen Australian and New Zealand mounted men in...

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Faust ballets

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

The legend of Faust has been a recurringly popular theme in dance. In 1723 John Rich presented his ballet pantomime The Necromancer or the History of Dr Faustus at the Lincolns Inn Fields...

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Grainger, (George) Percy

Malcolm Gillies and David Pear.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 5157 words.

(Aldridge)

(b Brighton, Victoria, July 8, 1882; d White Plains, NY, Feb 20, 1961). Australian-American composer, pianist and folksong collector. Best known for his settings of...

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Living Westminster Traditions

Mark Bevir and R. A. W. Rhodes.

in The State as Cultural Practice

April 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 7501 words.

Chapter 8 looks at the way senior public servants coped with managerial rationalities; the continuous reform of the public service. The rise of the new public management in the 1980s led...

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Lin Onus

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1948–1996), Yorta Yorta painter, sculptor, activist, and administrator, is widely acknowledged as a pioneer of the Aboriginal art movement in urban Australia. The only child of Bill Onus...

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