Past Lives: Performing Canada's Histories (Paperback)

Past Lives: Performing Canada's Histories By Heather Davis-Fisch (Editor) Cover Image

Past Lives: Performing Canada's Histories (Paperback)

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This anthology represents a wide range of literary and performance practices--ranging from poetic tragedy, to radio drama, to Indigenous satire--and, because of its broad generic and historical scope, also serves as an excellent survey of Canadian dramatic literature from Confederation to the present.

Includes:

Tecumseh by Charles Mair

The Birth of Montreal by Amy Redpath Roddick

Alexander Mackenzie by Merrill Denison

At My Heart's Core by Robertson Davies

The Komagata Maru Incident by Sharon Pollock

Ang lique by Lorena Gale

Heather Davis-Fisch is a professor at the University of the Fraser Valley and the co-editor of the Views and Reviews section of Canadian Theatre Review. She is also the author of Loss and Cultural Remains in Performance: The Ghosts of the Franklin Expedition (Palgrave 2012), which was the co-recipient of the Ann Saddlemyer Award from the Canadian Association for Theatre Research. Her research on Canadian theatre and performance history has appeared in journals such as Theatre Research in Canada, as well as in Theatres of Affect, a critical anthology of essays. Heather's research interests include intercultural performance, theatre historiography, and nineteenth century theatre and performance culture.
Product Details ISBN: 9781770917767
ISBN-10: 1770917764
Publisher: Playwrights Canada Press
Publication Date: October 10th, 2017
Pages: 496
Language: English