A brief discussion on the use of symbolism in ‘Glenrowan’.
Month: Apr 2020
When the Kellys were Cornered (1931, December 12). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 – 1957), p. 8. When the Kellys were Cornered Dramatic Series of Telegrams By L.T LUXTON Like Robin Hood and his merry men, Ned Kelly and his picturesque ruffians are gradually acquiring the rosy glow of heroes of romance. How Ned and […]
The core of the Glenrowan story is Ned Kelly. Everything that occurs is either directly or indirectly linked to him and his decisions. Naturally this should position him as the protagonist of the story, though protagonist usually implies that character is the “good guy”. As I’ve discovered, simplistic terms like “good”, “bad”, “hero”, or “villain” are just completely inadequate to describe someone as complex as Edward Kelly.
Aidan Phelan discusses the editing progress on the eve of ANZAC Day, 2020.
A drunken incident with uncle Jimmy Quinn sees the introduction of Tom Lloyd as Maggie Skillion’s man around the house.
Extracts from Superintendent John Sadleir’s memoirs concerning the Glenrowan Siege and the events that led to it.
A report on the inquest into the death of Martin Cherry, who was a civilian killed during the siege.
A collection of illustrations and associated text from an issue of the Australasian Sketcher.
Steve Hart visits Ann Jones’s tea rooms in Wangaratta in the days before his outlawry.
A first-hand account of Jesse Dowsett’s rescue of Margaret Reardon and his involvement in Ned Kelly’s capture.