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Circus in Australia / edited by Mark St Leon.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Australasian drama studies ; 35Publisher: St. Lucia, Queensland : Dept. of English, University of Queensland, 1999Description: 215 s. illISBN:
  • 0958576556
Subject(s): Other classification:
  • Iköe-ra
Contents:
Circus as education / Reg Bolton -- Travelling shows in rural Australia / Richard Waterhouse -- Circus in theatre: Astley's amphitheatre, Melbourne 1854-1857 / Mimi Colligan -- The passion and totality of your body, mind and soul: an interview with Nagel Jamieson / Gavin Robins -- Thrills and spills: the precarious life of Circus Monoxide / Lynn Everett -- The development of Australian circus music / John Whiteoak -- Japanese acrobatic troupes touring Australasia 1867-1900 / David C. S. Sissons -- Mimicry, display, and play of the real: a trainer and 'big cats' in a circus den / Yoram S. Carmeli -- The wild west show: socio-historic spectacle and character as circus / Cathy J. Barrett and Heather Vallance -- Circus bodies as theatre animals / Peta Tait -- The battle for colonial circus supremacy: John Bull, Uncle Sam, and their 'Chariots of fire' / Nicola Brackertz -- Nom's arena: the use of pseudonyms in Australian circus / Mark St Leon -- Circus Oz -the first seven years: a memoir / Sue Broadway.
Holdings
Item type Home library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Biblioteket Brinellvägen Iköe Circus Available 43731007467
Book Book Biblioteket Brinellvägen Iköe Circus Available 43731008948
Total holds: 0

A special focus issue of Australasian drama studies

Circus as education / Reg Bolton -- Travelling shows in rural Australia / Richard Waterhouse -- Circus in theatre: Astley's amphitheatre, Melbourne 1854-1857 / Mimi Colligan -- The passion and totality of your body, mind and soul: an interview with Nagel Jamieson / Gavin Robins -- Thrills and spills: the precarious life of Circus Monoxide / Lynn Everett -- The development of Australian circus music / John Whiteoak -- Japanese acrobatic troupes touring Australasia 1867-1900 / David C. S. Sissons -- Mimicry, display, and play of the real: a trainer and 'big cats' in a circus den / Yoram S. Carmeli -- The wild west show: socio-historic spectacle and character as circus / Cathy J. Barrett and Heather Vallance -- Circus bodies as theatre animals / Peta Tait -- The battle for colonial circus supremacy: John Bull, Uncle Sam, and their 'Chariots of fire' / Nicola Brackertz -- Nom's arena: the use of pseudonyms in Australian circus / Mark St Leon -- Circus Oz -the first seven years: a memoir / Sue Broadway.

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