Includes: Western Magic: Tamahnous Theatre and Savage God by Renate Usmiani (1983)Fourteen Propositions about Theatre in British Columbia by Malcolm Page (1990)Voice, Community, Culture, Responsibility and Visible Minority Playwrights: Visible Means of Support by R.A. Shiomi (1990)From the Centre of the Circle the Story Emerges by Margo Kane (1991)Drama in BC: A Special Place by Denis Johnston (1995)Protest for a Better Future: South Asian Canadian Theatre's March to the Centre by Uma Parameswaran (1995)George Ryga: The Poetics of Engagement by Don Rubin (1996)Documenting Racism: Sharon Pollock's The Komagata Maru Incident by Sherrill Grace and Gabriele Helms (1998)Caravan Farm Theatre: Orchestrated Anarchy and the Creative Process by Richard Bruce Kirkley (2000)Panych and Gorling: "Sheer" Texts "Written" in(to) Perception by Reid Gilbert (2002)Reconfiguring Home: Geopathology and Hereotopia in Margaret Hollingsworth's The House that Jack Built and It's Only Hot for Two Months in Kapuskasing by Marlene Moser (2002)Performing History: The Reconstruction of Race and Gender in BC Drama by Richard J. Lane (2003)Joan MacLeod and the Geography of the Imagination by Jerry Wasserman (2003)Reigning Words: Black Playwrights in BC Theatre by Siobhan R.K. Barker (2004)Marie Clements's Monstrous Visions by Jennifer Read (2004)In This Moment: The Evolution of "Theatre for Living" by David Diamond (2004)Political Theatre in a Small City: The Staging of the Laurier Memorial in Kamloops by James Hoffman (2005)Going West: Queer Theatre in British Columbia by Peter Dickinson (2005)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.
Ginny Ratsoy teaches in the Department of English and Modern Languages and is Director of the Centre for the Study of Canada at Thompson Rivers University. In addition to co-editing, with James Hoffman, Playing the Pacific Province: An Anthology of British Columbia Plays, 1967â??2000 (Playwrights Canada Press), she has co-edited, with Henry Hubert, Anne Gagnon, Terry Kading, and Martin Whittles, the Canadian Studies issue of Textual Studies in Canada. She has also published book and journal articles on literature in the small city and drama publishing.
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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