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David Williamson

David Williamson

David Keith Williamson AO is an Australian dramatist and playwright. He has also written screenplays and teleplays.

'Confessions of a Culture War Villain' by David Williamson

February–March 1998, no. 198 01 February 1998
I opened up my last issue of ABR to see my photograph. It’s there because I was mentioned at a conference at La Trobe as evidence of an ascendant anti­intellectualism. I suspect my new reputation as a villain on the black hat side of the Culture Wars has a lot to do with my play, Dead White Males, or, more accurately, the fact that the play proved popular with audiences. Dead White Males sat ... (read more)