Theatre in Atlantic Canada

Edited by Linda Burnett
Series edited by Ric Knowles

Theatre in Atlantic Canada
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Includes:
Mermaid Theatre: The Mythic Dimension by Donna E. Smyth (1978)
On the Edge: Michael Cook's Newfoundland Trilogy by Brian Parker (1980)
The Political Dramaturgy of the Mummers Troupe by Alan Filewod (1987)
Not Leaving Home: Growing up Artistically in Atlantic Canada ... Read more


Overview

Includes:
Mermaid Theatre: The Mythic Dimension by Donna E. Smyth (1978)
On the Edge: Michael Cook's Newfoundland Trilogy by Brian Parker (1980)
The Political Dramaturgy of the Mummers Troupe by Alan Filewod (1987)
Not Leaving Home: Growing up Artistically in Atlantic Canada by Bryden MacDonald (1990/91)
The Subjects of Salt-Water Moon by Robert Nunn (1991)
AnOther Story: Women's Dramaturgy and the Circulation of Cultural Values at Mulgrave Road by Ric Knowles (1995)
On the Margins: Eastern Canadian Theatre as Post-colonialist Discourse by Mary Elizabeth Smith (1996)
Too Distant Voices: The Publishing of Dramatic Texts in the Maritimes by Bruce Barton (1999)
Icycle: New Languages. Newfoundland's Artistic Fraud Creates New Languages for Theatre, New Languages for Icebergs by Denyse Lynde (2003)
Cultural Evolution in Newfoundland Theatre: The Rise Of The Gros Morne Theatre Festival by Michael Devine (2004)
Afro-Gynocentric Darwinism in the Drama of George Elroy Boyd by George Elliott Clarke (2004)
from "God of the Whiteman! God of the Indian! God Al-fucking-mighty!": The Residential School Legacy in Two Canadian Plays by Jerry Wasserman (2005)
TheatrePEI: The Emergence and Development of a Local Theatre by George Belliveau, Josh Weale, Graham Lea (2005)
Building Bridges: English & French Theatre in New Brunswick by Glen Nichols (2005)
Can I Get a Witness? Performing Community in African-Nova Scotian Theatre by Maureen Moynagh (2006)
Crossing the River: Zuppa Circus's Penny Dreadful by Roberta Barker (2008)
On the Edge of the Eastern World: John Barlow's Inspiration Point and Atlantic Canadian Aboriginal Theatre by Len Falkenstein (2010)

Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English sets out to make the best critical and scholarly work in the field readily available. The series publishes the work of scholars and critics who have traced the coming-into-prominence of a vibrant theatrical community in English Canada.

Linda Burnett

Linda Burnett received her Ph.D. from McGill University. She currently teaches at Algoma University. Her research focuses on the theatre of Atlantic Canada, feminism and tragedy, and the works of Margaret Cavendish.

Ric Knowles

Ric Knowles is a freelance dramaturge and University Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph. He is the award-winning author or editor of twenty books on theatre and performance, including Fundamentals of Directing, Judith Thompson, The Masks of Judith Thompson, "Ethnic," Multicultural, and Intercultural Theatre (with Ingrid Mündel), The Shakespeare’s Mine, Asian Canadian Theatre (with Nina Lee Aquino), Staging Coyote’s Dream (two volumes, with Monique Mojica), and Performing Indigeneity (with Yvette Nolan). He is also founding editor of the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English and New Essays on Canadian Theatre.

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