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Comment: At the Robert Lord cottage

Novelist and memoirist Elspeth Sandys reflects on her recent residency I am a cottage-phile. The very word cottage starts bells chiming in my head, church bells probably, since the words that come to me are Robert Browning’s “God’s in his…
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Lordania revisited, Laurie Atkinson

Three Plays  Robert Lord (Phillip Mann ed) Playmarket, $30.00, ISBN 9780908607464 The playwright Robert Lord died in Dunedin on January 7th, 1992. His last play, Joyful and Triumphant, was premiered seven weeks later at Circa Theatre on February 20th as…
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Staging the past, Phillip Mann

Passing Through and other Plays Mervyn Thompson, Hazard Press, Christchurch, $29.95 Daughters of Heaven Michelanne Forster, New Zealand Playscripts, Victoria University Press 1992, $12.95 Joyful and Triumphant Robert Lord, New Zealand Playscripts, Victoria University Press, $14.95 In a recent book…
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