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Dymphna Cusack

DYMPHNA CUSACK

  (1902 - 1981)

Nationality:    Australian
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DYMPHNA CUSACK (19021981) was born in Wyalong (NSW). She was educated at Sydney University and became a school teacher, later marrying the writer Norman Freehill. Three of her plays Anniversary, Morning Sacrifice and Call Up Your Ghostswon prizes, as did her co-authored novel Come in Spinner. Her strong humanist concerns regarding justice, peace and racism are overtly present in her work. Between 1949 and 1972 she lived mainly in Europe.

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        Call Up Your Ghosts         Comets Soon Pass         Golden Girls         Jungfrau         Morning Sacrifice         Pacific Paradise         Red Sky At Morning         Shallow Cups         Shoulder the Sky



Call Up Your Ghosts

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Written by Dymphna CUSAck And Miles Franklin

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Freemantle Trades Hall, Freemantle, Wa    1948

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Comets Soon Pass

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in Three Australian One act Plays, AustralAsian Publishing Company, Sydney, NSW, 1950   -

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Golden Girls

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Deane's Series of Plays, Kenyon-Deane, London, 1955   -

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Jungfrau

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Morning Sacrifice

Morning Sacrifice
At the outbreak of the Second World War the teaching staff of easthaven Girls High School have to battle for the good of the girls

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Perth Repertory Theatre, Perth, Wa    1942

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in Three Australian One act Plays, AustralAsian Publishing Company, Sydney, NSW, 1950   978-0868195766

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Pacific Paradise

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anti-nuclear weapons play

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New Theatre, Adelaide, Sa    1955

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Red Sky At Morning

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Melbourne : Melbourne U.P., 1949   -

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Shallow Cups

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Shoulder the Sky

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