Canadian Drama and the Critics

Edited by: L. W. Conolly

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.

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L. W. Conolly

Leonard W. Conolly is President and Vice-Chancellor of Trent University. A noted theatre historian, he is the author of over fifty 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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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.

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Dimensions:

384 Pages
9in * 229mm * 6in * 152mm * 1in25mm
566gr
20oz

Published:

January 01, 1995

City of Publication:

Vancouver

Country of Publication:

CA

Publisher:

Talonbooks

ISBN:

9780889223592

9780889228696 – EPUB

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Language:

eng

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