Canadian Drama and the Critics

Edited by L. W. Conolly

Canadian Drama and the Critics
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The editor of this lively, updated assortment of reviews, interviews and other critical deliberations on contemporary Canadian drama has gathered material from books, theatre and scholarly journals; from major daily newspapers in Canada and abroad; from critics, academics, journalists ... Read more


Overview

The editor of this lively, updated assortment of reviews, interviews and other critical deliberations on contemporary Canadian drama has gathered material from books, theatre and scholarly journals; from major daily newspapers in Canada and abroad; from critics, academics, journalists and playwrights. This new expanded and updated edition of Canadian Drama and the Critics now includes commentary on 43 English-language plays written during the last 50 years.

Canadian Drama and the Critics is an enjoyable read that offers an intelligent, wide-ranging overview of modern Canadian plays and playwrights. An ideal companion text to Talonbooks’ Modern Canadian Plays Volumes I and II and other anthologies of Canadian drama, Canadian Drama and the Critics also includes detailed production information for the premiere of each play and a comprehensive index.

L. W. Conolly

L.W. Conolly
Leonard W. Conolly is President and Vice-Chancellor of Trent University. A noted theatre historian, he is the author of over 50 articles and reviews in a variety of British and North American scholarly journals. Dr. Conolly also serves on the board of directors of the UNESCO-sponsored World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre and is a vice-president of World University Service of Canada. He is the editor of Canadian Drama and the Critics (1995).

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"Fascinating, entertaining, and instructive"
Max Wyman

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