Theatre in Alberta

Edited by: Anne Nothof

A Literary Perspective on the Plays of W. O. Mitchell by Diane Bessai (1984)Elsie Park Gowan: Distinctively Canadian by Anton Wagner (1987)
CKUA: Radio Drama and Regional Theatre by Howard Fink (1987)
The Banff School of Fine Arts 1933–1969: “A Theatre of the People” by Moira Day (1989)
“The Country Mouse at Play”: Theatre in the Peace River District 1914–1945 by Moira Day (1991)
“The Actors Excelled Their First Efforts”: Amateur Theatre in Lethbridge, Alberta, 1885–1990 by Ches Skinner (1996)
Reacting to the Right[eous]: The Political Plays of Frank Moher, Lyle Victor Albert, Raymond Storey and Greg Nelson by Anne Nothof (1996)
World on a String by Liz Nicholls (1998)
“Introduction” to Scraping the Surface: Three Plays by Lyle Victor Albert by Lynne Van Luven (2000)
Calgary’s Wild Ride: How the High Performance Rodeo Inspired and Transformed a Theatre Community by Martin Morrow (2005)
Globalisation’s Marginalia: Anglo-Canadian Identity and the Plays of Brad Fraser by Roberta Mock (2006)
The Construction of Masculinity in Sharon Pollock’s Whiskey Six Cadenza by Mark Vincent Diotte (2008)
Canada’s Citadel Theatre and the Alternatives by Diane Bessai (2008)
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.


Anne Nothof

Anne Nothof is Professor of English at Athabasca University in Alberta where she has developed and taught undergraduate and post-graduate distance education courses in literature and drama. She has published critical essays on British and Canadian theatre in journals and books, and edited collections of essays and plays for Guernica, NeWest, and Playwrights Canada Press. She is a board member at NeWest Press and Athabasca University Press, and past president of the Canadian Association for Theatre Research. For twelve years she hosted a weekly radio program on drama, and developed a television series on world theatre. More recently she has assumed the editorial responsibility for the Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia.


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8.98in * 5.98in * .47in


May 13, 2008



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