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Van Diemen"s land

W. T. Moncrieff

Van Diemen"s land

an operatic drama in three acts

by W. T. Moncrieff

  • 267 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by J. Cumberland in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas -- Librettos

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.T. Moncrieff
    Series[Cumberland"s minor theatre -- no. 9], English and American drama of the nineteenth century, Cumberland"s minor theatre -- no. 9
    ContributionsDaniel, George, 1789-1864
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination76 p.
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15153719M

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Winner of the Tasmania Book Prize, the Colin Roderick Award and the H.T. Priestley Memorial Medal. Shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Award, the NSW Premier's Literary Awards, the Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature, the Age Book of the Year /5(5).

Van Diemen's Land (film) Van Diemen's Land is a Australian thriller set in in colonial Tasmania. It follows the story of the infamous Irish convict, Alexander Pearce, played by Oscar Redding and his escape with seven other convicts. The voice-over and some of Starring: Oscar Redding, Greg Stone.

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Van Diemen's Land is mentioned in Umberto Eco's book "The Island of the Day Before" ("L'isola del giorno prima", ), a story about a 17th century Italian trapped at an island at the International Date nates: 42°00′S °00′E.Alexander Pearce ( – 19 July ) was an Irish convict who was transported to the penal colony in Van Diemen's Land (the modern day state of Tasmania), Australia for seven years for theft.

He escaped from prison several times. During one of these escapes he allegedly became a cannibal, murdering his companions one by another escape, with one companion, he .Almost half of the convicts who came to Australia came to Van Diemen's Land. There they found a land of bounty and a penal society, a kangaroo economy and a new way of life.

In this book James Boyce shows how the convicts were changed by the natural world they encountered. Escaping authority, they soon settled away from the towns, dressing in kangaroo-skin and living off the land.