Sharon Pollock

Includes:“Lizzie Borden Took an Ax”: Enacting Blood Relations by Madonne Miner (1986)(Im)possible Worlds: The Plays of Sharon Pollock by Denis Salter (1989)Musings of a Political Playwright: A Conversation with Sharon Pollock by Pat Quigley (1990)Dead or Alive? Feeling the Pulse of Canadian Theatre by Sharon Pollock (1991)Reflections of a Female Artistic Director by Sharon Pollock (1992)Theatre by Default: Sharon Pollock’s Garry Theatre by Rita Much (1995)Daddy’s Girls: Father-Daughter Incest and Canadian Plays by Women by Jerry Wasserman (1995)Borderline Crossings in Sharon Pollock’s Out-Law Genres: Blood Relations and Doc by Rosalind Kerr (1996)“Painting the Background”: Metadrama and the Fabric of History in Sharon Pollock’s Blood Relations by Herb Wyile (1997)“Women and Madness”: Sharon Pollock’s Plays of the Late 1980s and Early 1990s by Craig S. Walker (2000)Sharon Pollock: Transfiguring the Maternal by Cynthia Zimmerman (2001)Staging the Intersections of Time in Sharon Pollock’s Doc, Moving Pictures, and End Dream by Anne Nothof (2001)Imagining Canada: Sharon Pollock’s Walsh and Fair Liberty’s Call by Sherrill Grace (2003)Appropriated Voice in Sharon Pollock’s Angel’s Trumpet by Anne Nothof (2004)Indigenous Women Living Beyond the Grave: From Pollock to Pechawis by Michelle La Flamme (2007)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. Herb Wyile Cynthia Zimmerman


Sherrill Grace

Sherrill Grace is a professor of English and theatre at the University of British Columbia. She is former President, Academy I, of the Royal Society of Canada. She has lectured widely in North America, as well as in Germany, Italy, England, Belgium, France, China and Japan. A member of several professional associations, such as the Association of Canadian Studies, the Canadian Association of American Studies, the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English, the Canadian Comparative Literature Association, the Modern Languages Association and the International Association of Professors of English, Grace was awarded the prestigious Killam Teaching Prize in 2008, and in 2009 she received the Ann Saddlemyer Award for her biography Making Theatre: A Life of Sharon Pollock. In 2013 Grace was appointed to the Order of Canada for her contributions to Canadian culture.


Michelle La Flamme

Michelle La Flamme is a performer and educator who is of African-Canadian, Métis, and Creek ancestry. She is very involved with the Aboriginal arts community and has worked for (IMAG) Indigenous Media Arts Group and with Margo Kane at Full Circle First Nations Performance for a number of years. She has been the coordinator of the IPAA (Indigenous Performers Arts Alliance) and was recently project coordinator for the Indigenous Language Revitalization program at UBC. She has been a guest lecturer in Germany and has also taught in the Netherlands and Spain. Recently, she has been teaching in the English and theatre departments and in First Nation Studies at UBC. In 2006 she graduated from UBC and was awarded the Paul Stanwood Prize for the best doctoral thesis in the Department of English. She is revising her thesis, “Living, Writing and Staging Racial Hybridity” for publication with Wilfred Laurier University Press (2008).


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May 01, 2008



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