Brumby Innes: Introduction to the 2018 edition

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Abstract

It is disturbing to read Bumby Innes in the context of the 'Me Too' movement that seeks to bring silenced stories forward about sexual abuse and exploitation of women in situations where they are denied power. Despite all the changes over the past century some things have not gone beyond superficial changes. Katharine Susannah Prichard (1883-1969) wrote Brumby innes in 1927 - 91 years ago - foregrounding the sexual abuse and exploitation of women in contexts where their vulnerability and accepted social practices gave them no protection.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication Brumby Innes + Bid Me To Love
EditorsKatharine Brisbane
PublisherCurrency Press
Pages51-54
Number of pages4
Edition2018
ISBN (Electronic)9781760622152
ISBN (Print)9781760621919
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Drama
  • Indigenous themes
  • Play Collections
  • Plays
  • Plays by women
  • Political / social themes
  • Katharine Susannah Prichard
  • Australian plays
  • Australian scripts
  • 1920s literature
  • 1920s plays
  • 1920s scripts

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    Casey, M. (2018). Brumby Innes: Introduction to the 2018 edition. In K. Brisbane (Ed.), Brumby Innes + Bid Me To Love (2018 ed., pp. 51-54). Currency Press.