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James Hoffman is a Professor of Theatre at the University College of the Cariboo, located in Kamloops, BC, and the editor of the scholarly journal Textual Studies in Canada. His research interests include Canadian theatre studies, post-colonial theory, and the history and culture of theatre in BC. Every year, he directs a spring play production featuring students from the UCC community. A recent notable production was of Nootka Sound; or, Britain Prepar’d, an eighteenth-century work which Hoffman himself labels as “British Columbia’s first play.” Professor Hoffman is also a member of the Association for Canadian Theatre Research (ACTR), the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR), and the Canadian Theatre Critics Association (CTCA).
QUOTES OF NOTEGeorge Ryga: The Prairie Novels
…propelled by compassion and moral outrage, but also by a peculiar and personal awareness of the life and death of human cultures and the values they contain.
— Globe & Mail
QUOTES OF NOTEGeorge Ryga: The Other Plays
Hoffman provides an effective and multifaceted description for the student seeking a quick understanding of Ryga’s stature as a playwright
– Canadian Literature
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