New Canadian Realisms: Eight Plays (Paperback)

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By Roberta Barker (Editor), Kim Solga (Editor)
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A collection of contemporary Canadian plays. Includes Gwen Pharis Ringwood's Still Stands the House, Trey Anthony's 'da Kink in my hair, Tara Beagan's Miss Julie: Sheh'mah, Madeleine Blais-Dahlem's La Macul es Tain, Hillar Liitoja's The Last Supper, selections from the Impromptu Splendour series, Theatre Replacement's BIOBOXES, and Zuppa Theatre's Penny Dreadful.

About the Author

Roberta Barker is Associate Professor of Theatre at Dalhousie University and the University of King's College. She is the author of Early Modern Tragedy, Gender and Performance, 1984-2000: The Destined Livery. Her work on early modern and modern drama in performance has been published in Shakespeare Survey, Shakespeare Quarterly, Modern Drama, and Early Theatre, among other journals and essay collections, while her articles on contemporary Atlantic Canadian theatre have appeared in Canadian Theatre Review and Theatre in Atlantic Canada. Kim Solga is Associate Professor of English at the University of Western Ontario and Senior Lecturer in Drama at Queen Mary, University of London. She is the author of Violence Against Women in Early Modern Performance: Invisible Acts, and co-editor of Performance and the City and Performance and the Global City. Her work on Canadian performance has appeared in Theatre Research in Canada, Canadian Theatre Review, The Drama Review, and Theatre Journal, as well as in several essay collections.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781770910737
ISBN-10: 1770910735
Publisher: Playwrights Canada Press
Publication Date: July 24th, 2012
Pages: 400
Language: English