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Radic, Leonard, 1935-2018
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Leonard Radic was born Melbourne and studied English at the University of Melbourne, where he also edited the student magazine Farrago. He was the theatre critic for The Age from 1974 to 1994. Radic wrote several plays. With his wife Thérèse Radic he wrote Some of My Best Friends Are Women, a compilation of songs and readings on the theme of Australian women. Radic also edited the two-volume collection Short Plays for the Australian Stage (1987) and wrote a critical account of Australian theatre, The State of Play. The Revolution in the Australian Theatre since the 1960s (1991).
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Revised, JH, 3-Aug-2022
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Death year information provided via email by Radic's widow, Therese Radic, on 3 August 2022 One of two NLA records already updated.
The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature. Accessed online, 3 August 2022.