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1 Abjected Arcadias : Images of Classical Greece and Rome in Barrie Kosky's Oedipus, The Lost Echo and The Women of Troy Adrian Kiernander , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 56 2010; (p. 109-116)
1 Enright on the Record: Evidence from the Television Archives of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Adrian Kiernander , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Nick Enright : An Actor's Playwright 2008; (p. 115-126)
1 3 y separately published work icon Men at Play : Masculinities in Australian Theatre Since the 1950s Jonathan Bollen , Bruce Parr , Adrian Kiernander , Amsterdam New York (City) : Rodopi , 2008 Z1491239 2008 single work criticism

How are masculinities enacted in Australian theatre? How do Australian playwrights depict masculinities in the present and the past, in the bush and on the beach, in the city and in the suburbs? How do Australian plays dramatise gender issues like father-son relations, romance and intimacy, violence and bullying, mateship and homosexuality, race relations between men, and men's experiences of war and migration?

Men at Play explores theatre's role in presenting and contesting images of masculinity in Australia. It ranges from often-produced plays of the 1950s to successful contemporary plays - from Dick Diamond's Reedy River, Ray Lawler's Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, Richard Beynon's The Shifting Heart and Alan Seymour's The One Day of the Year to David Williamson's Sons of Cain, Richard Barrett's The Heartbreak Kid, Gordon Graham's The Boys and Nick Enright's Blackrock.

The book looks at plays as they are produced in the theatre and masculinity as it is enacted on the stage. It is written in an accessible style for students and teachers in drama at university and senior high school. The book's contribution to contemporary debates about masculinity will also interest scholars in gender, race and sexuality studies, literary studies and Australian history. (Rodopi newsletter http://www.rodopi.nl/senj.asp?BookId=AP+11)

1 2 y separately published work icon What a Man's Gotta Do? : Masculinities in Performance Adrian Kiernander (editor), Bruce Parr (editor), Jonathan Bollen (editor), Armidale : University of New England. Centre for Australian Language and Literature Studies , 2006 Z1454706 2006 anthology criticism
1 What's a Man to Do? Images of Rural Australian Masculinities in Three Plays of the 1950s : Reedy River, The Bastard Country and Lola Montez Adrian Kiernander , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 46 2005; (p. 38-57)
The article examines the features of masculinity as they appear in three plays from the 1950s set in rural Australia - an environment conventionally regarded as a place of authenticy for men - and discusses the uses to which these depictions of masculinity are put. The aims of the article are in part dramaturgical: 'to think about the relationship between the scripts of the plays and the time in which they were first performed, and to ask questions about how these plays worked in relation to changing possibilities for the performance of gender' (38).
1 John Bell and a Post-colonial Australian Shakespeare, 1963-2000 Adrian Kiernander , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: O Brave New World 2001; (p. 236-255; Notes 282-283)
1 Making Things Up as We Go Along : An Introduction to Tim Benzie's 'Personal Fictions' Adrian Kiernander , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , October no. 31 1997; (p. 124-128)
1 Hissing the Critic Adrian Kiernander , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 53 no. 3 1994; (p. 455-459)
1 Untitled Adrian Kiernander , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 15 October 1993; (p. 10)

— Review of Diving for Pearls Katherine Thomson , 1991 single work drama
1 White Ghosts at Rest Adrian Kiernander , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian , 3 June 1992; (p. 14)
1 [Review] Hotel Sorrento Adrian Kiernander , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 16 October 1992; (p. 9)

— Review of Hotel Sorrento Hannie Rayson , 1990 single work drama
1 Sharman's Grand Visual Feast in Search of a Play Adrian Kiernander , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 24 February 1992; (p. 10)

— Review of Shadow and Splendour Jim Sharman , 1992 single work drama
1 Chain-Saw Voice Rips into Society Adrian Kiernander , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 8 June 1992; (p. 14)

— Review of A Cheery Soul Patrick White , 1965 single work drama
1 Campaign Merits Commercial Break Adrian Kiernander , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 1 April 1992; (p. 21)

— Review of The Adman Robert Hewett , 1991 single work drama
1 Bizarre Carnival Bursts Out of the Living Room Adrian Kiernander , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 11-12 July 1992; (p. rev 11)
1 Seven Sterile Kids Sold Out for a Song Adrian Kiernander , 1991-1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 28 February 1991; (p. 11)

— Review of Seven Little Australians Peter Yeldham , John Palmer , Jim Graham , 1988 single work musical theatre
1 Rich Fare Easy to Digest Adrian Kiernander , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 2 December 1991; (p. 9)

— Review of Money and Friends David Williamson , 1992 single work drama
1 Lacking Dress Sense, and Nudity Adrian Kiernander , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 22 April 1991; (p. 9)

— Review of The Elocution of Benjamin Franklin Steve J. Spears , 1975 single work drama
1 Exploring the Anatomy of Boredom, Cell by Cell Adrian Kiernander , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 5 March 1991; (p. 12)

— Review of Out of the Blue Therese Collie , Street Arts Community Theatre Company , 1991 single work musical theatre
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