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Saturday March 27, 2010 in Books
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 forty-three English-language plays written during the last fifty 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.
ISBN 13: 9780889223592 | ISBN 10: 889223599
6 W x 9 H x 1 D inches | 384 pages
$29.95 CAN / $24.95 US
Backlist | Non-Fiction | Bisac: PER011020
2nd edition, revised
QUOTES OF NOTE
"Fascinating, entertaining, and instructive"
— Max Wyman
About the ContributorsL.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).
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts; the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF); and the Province of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council for our publishing activities.