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Joanne Tompkins Joanne Tompkins i(A23573 works by)
Born: Established: 1961 Oxford, Oxfordshire,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
Heritage: Canadian
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1 Spatiality and Contaminated Land : Staging Maralinga Joanne Tompkins , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Halfway House : The Poetics of Australian Spaces 2010; (p. 310-319)
1 AusStage : From Database of Performing Arts to a Peforming Database of the Arts Neal Harvey , Joanne Tompkins , Helena Grehan , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Resourceful Reading : The New Empiricism, eResearch and Australian Literary Culture 2009; (p. 325-333)
This chapter briefly outlines the history of the AusStage database before 'articulating the ways in which it has attempted to provide new ways to intersect with its community of researchers and contemporary technological developments' (326).
1 Adapting Australian Novels for the Stage : La Boite Theatre's Version of Last Drinks, Perfect Skin, and Johnno Joanne Tompkins , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , vol. 23 no. 3 2008; (p. 305-317)
1 Landscapes and Soundscapes in Noelle Janaczewska's Theatre Joanne Tompkins , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Songket [and] This Territory : Two Plays 2008; (p. ix-xiv)
1 Counter-Monumentalising and Janis Balodis's The Ghosts Trilogy Joanne Tompkins , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Unstable Ground : Performance and the Politics of Place 2006; (p. 81-93)
1 4 y separately published work icon Unsettling Space : Contestations in Contemporary Australian Theatre Joanne Tompkins , Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan , 2006 Z1343625 2006 single work criticism
1 'Homescapes' and Identity Reformations in Australian Multicultural Drama Joanne Tompkins , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Theatre Research International , vol. 26 no. 1 2001; (p. 47-59)
A consideration of identity formation in contemporary Australian multicultural theatre is offered through a re-assessment of the unsettled (and unsettling) constructions of Australia as 'home' in the work of three playwrights. William Yang's Sadness disrupts a localized perception of home, space, and cultural communities to amalgamate two disparate communities (the queer/homosexual community in Sydney and the Asian-Australian, or 'Austasian' community) into a reconfigured Australian identity. Janis Balodis's The Ghosts Trilogy uses many actors who play across the unsettled lines of history, amid numerous voices, homes, and homelands that indicate the enormity of what 'Australia' comes to signify. Noëlle Janaczewska's The History of Water constructs a way of locating the self by means of a metaphoric home as each character establishes herself on a psychic plane rather than choosing the strictly physical locations to which she has access. In their interrogations of home and homeland, these plays challenge assumptions regarding identity, disrupt notions of the ultimate ownership of land/culture by anyone, and problematize the idea of settlement as it is currently articulated in Australia.
1 'Fatherlands and Mother-Tongues' : Family Histories and Futures in Recent Australian and Canadian Multicultural Theatre Joanne Tompkins , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Siting the Other : Re-Visions of Marginality in Australian and English-Canadian Drama 2001; (p. 347-362)
1 Untitled Joanne Tompkins , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , October no. 35 1999; (p. 186-189)

— Review of Natural Life Humphrey Bower , Michael Kantor , 1998 single work drama
1 Inter-Referentiality : Interrogating Multicultural Australian Drama Joanne Tompkins , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: Our Australian Theatre in the 1990s 1998; (p. 117-131)
This paper examines the discourses of multiculturalism in 1990s Australian drama, operating between 'the sexiness of difference and the unattainable authenticity that multiculturalism seems to still require' (117).
1 'Melbourne Aesthetic Feminists' : Suzanne Spunner and Meredith Rogers Joanne Tompkins (interviewer), 1997 single work interview
— Appears in: Performing Women/ Performing Feminisms : Interviews with International Women Playwrights 1997; (p. 55-59)
1 y separately published work icon Performing Women/ Performing Feminisms : Interviews with International Women Playwrights Joanne Tompkins (editor), Julie Holledge (editor), Brisbane : Australasian Drama Studies Association , 1997 Z1358669 1997 anthology interview This anthology was developed from the Third International Women Play Wrights Conference, held in Adelaide in 1995. The book 'introduces readers by means of interviews with women playwrights and performers to a variety of contemporary and traditional performance techniques practiced by artistic women around the world' (8).
1 Breaching the Body's Boundaries: Abjected Subject Positions in Postcolonial Drama Joanne Tompkins , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Modern Drama , Winter vol. 40 no. 4 1997; (p. 502-513)
1 Canadian Virtual Realities : Canadian theatre and Australian Theatre Criticism Joanne Tompkins , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , October no. 29 1996; (p. 4-6)
1 y separately published work icon Australasian Drama Studies Theatre and the Canadian Imaginary; ADS no. 29 October Joanne Tompkins (editor), 1996 Z590123 1996 periodical issue
1 A Lengthy Program Note Joanne Tompkins , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Span , April no. 40 1995; (p. 111-113)

— Review of The Plays of Alma De Groen Elizabeth Perkins , 1994 single work criticism
1 Oral Culture, Theatre, Text: Jack Davis's Plays Joanne Tompkins , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Jack Davis : The Maker of History 1994; (p. 48-59)
1 Celebrate 1988? : Australian Drama in the Bicenntenial Year Joanne Tompkins , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian & New Zealand Studies in Canada , June no. 11 1994; (p. 103-112)
1 Re-Orienting Australasian Drama: Staging Theatrical Irony Joanne Tompkins , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Ariel , October vol. 25 no. 4 1994; (p. 117-133)
1 Untitled Joanne Tompkins , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , October no. 23 1993; (p. 201-205)

— Review of Post-Colonial English Drama : Commonwealth Drama Since 1960 1992 anthology criticism
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