Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/16709
Title: The Last of the Queen's Men: Barry Humphries' Australian Theatre of Empire
Contributor(s): Pender, Anne  (creator)orcid 
Publication Date: 2009
Open Access: Yes
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/16709
Open Access Link: http://www.ucd.ie/news/2009/10OCT09/011009_edna.htmlOpen Access Link
Abstract: This lecture provides a detailed analysis of the way in which the world-renowned Australian satirist Barry Humphries created a series of performances in a variety of genres and modes that lampooned the idea of Empire and Britishness over a 30-year period, with origins in the Menzies era, and evolving through to Thatcher's Britain and beyond. The Keith Cameron Lecture in Australian Studies is an invited public lecture delivered annually by a distinguished international scholar at the School of History and Archives, University College, Dublin. A large audience of students and staff of University College Dublin, and the Australian Ambassador to Ireland, attended the lecture on 30 September 2009. This lecture took place in conjunction with the James Joyce award given to Barry Humphries on the same day by students of the Literary and Historical Society of UCD.
Publication Type: Recorded/rendered Creative Works - Audio/visual Recording
Publisher: University College Dublin
Place of Publication: Dublin, Ireland
Field of Research (FOR): 190402 Creative Writing (incl Playwriting)
190404 Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies
200502 Australian Literature (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature)
Format: 1 Audio/visual recording, Duration 50:16 minutes
HERDC Category Description: Z10 Recorded/Rendered creative works - Audio/Visual recording
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