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Saturday March 27, 2010 in Books

Democracy

By John Murrell Edited by Karl Siegler

July, 1863. The American Civil War rages as two old friends meet in the stillness beside a pond in the woods outside Washington, D.C. Because these men are Walt Whitman and Ralph Waldo Emerson they discuss their doubts with a particular passion. Democracy is a challenging and eloquent examination of human nature and the nature of war.

ISBN 13: 9780921368281 | ISBN 10: 921368283
5 W x 8 H inches | 64 pages
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Backlist | Drama | Bisac: DRA013000

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Even the simplest lines have a quiet eloquence…soft explosions of the heart.
Quill & Quire

AWARDS

Winner of the 1993 Alberta Writer’s Guild Prize for Drama

About the Contributors

John Murrell

John Murrell has been playwright-in-residence with Alberta Theatre Projects from 1975 to 1976, associate director of the Stratford Festival from 1977 to 1978, and head of the Banff Centre School of Fine Arts Playwrights Colony in 1986. In 1988 he was appointed Head of the Canada Council’s Theatre Section. Murrell’s 1980 play Waiting for the Parade has become a classic repertoire piece in theatres in the English-speaking world.

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