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Sunday March 28, 2010 in Books

Noam Chomsky Lectures, The

By Daniel Brooks & Guillermo Verdecchia

“Ordinarily, theatre relies on illusion in order to reveal truths; The Noam Chomsky Lectures relies on truths in order to reveal illusions. Following the impetus of Chomsky himself, Brooks and Verdecchia have recognized that mass media, mass spectacle, have trivialized and severed consciousness and conscience, separating both from a communal base. We collectively know little about what is done in our name by our elected governments and the business interests they serve. The Noam Chomsky Lectures assumes not only that we do want to know, that our ‘knowing together’ may change things, but also that it is less painful to know than to not know.”
– Joyce Nelson, from her introduction to The Noam Chomsky Lectures

Cast of 2 men.

ISBN 13: 9780889224056 | ISBN 10: 889224056
5.5 W x 8.5 H inches | 96 pages
$16.95 CAN / $16.95 US
Rights: World
Backlist | Drama | Bisac: DRA013000
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AWARDS

Winner of the 1992 The Floyd S. Chalmers Canadian Play Award
Finalist for the 1992 Governor General’s Award for Drama

About the Contributors

Daniel Brooks

Daniel Brooks has performed his own work in Europe and South America, and worked with many theatre companies in Toronto as a writer, director and actor. He is also the artistic co-director of Toronto’s Augusta Company. In 1991, he co-authored The Noam Chomsky Lectures with Guillermo Verdecchia.

Guillermo Verdecchia

Guillermo Verdecchia is a writer of drama, fiction, and film; a director, dramaturge, actor, and translator whose work has been seen and heard on stages, screens, and radios across the country and around the globe. He is a recipient of the Governor General’s Award for Drama, a four-time winner of the Chalmers Canadian Play Award, a recipient of Dora and Jessie Awards, and sundry film festival awards for his film Crucero/Crossroads.

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Noam Chomsky Lectures, The

Daniel Brooks & Guillermo Verdecchia
Drama


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