Looking for Joseph Merrick

Malthouse Theatre’s ‘The Real and Imagined History of the Elephant Man’ runs the risk of erasing its protagonist

Image of Daniel Monks as Joseph Merrick
Daniel Monks as Joseph Merrick. Photograph by Pia Johnson
About the author Alison Croggon

Alison Croggon is a Melbourne poet, novelist, librettist and critic. Her New and Selected Poems 1991–2017 is out this month.