Moon Child, The

davi-moonchild-a4.pdf

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Title

Moon Child, The

Subject

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
Indigenous Australians
Fantasy
Mythology

Description

Play Length: One Act
Synopsis: Fireheart and Moonchild are lovers in defiance of Mohabie, who desires to wed Moonchild so that he can start a new race. Before Mohabie can take vengeance, the Bunyip arises from his pool. The monster protects Fireheart and Moonchild from Mohabie and predicts that from their union will spring a nomadic race to prey upon that of Mohabie's creation.
Setting: A valley surrounded on three sides by steep, wooded hills, whose crests are tipped with the gold of the rising moon.
Characters:
FIREHEART
MOONCHILD
MYAMYN
MOHABIE
MINYIP
PURDEET
MIAKITE
MINHAMITE
BIOLITE
MURRUM
MITA
BUNYIP
SAPLING MAIDS and YOUTHS
BRACKEN MAIDS and YOUTHS

Creator

Davidson, E. Coulson

Source

NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. [Two different versions in Campbell Howard Collection]

Publisher

[not stated in UNE collection record]

Date

1915

Contributor

University of New England Library, New South Wales, Australia

Rights

No known copyright restrictions

Relation

NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection

Format

PDF 6.22MB

Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

davi-moonchild-a4.pdf

Coverage

Australia; 1920-1955

Collection

Citation

Davidson, E. Coulson, “Moon Child, The,” Campbell Howard Project, accessed May 19, 2024, https://campbell-howard-collection.une.edu.au/items/show/12.