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Canadian Performance Documents and Debates

Canadian Performance Documents and Debates provides insight into performance activities from the seventeenth century to the early 1970s, and probes important yet vexing questions about Canada as a country ...

Text and Context

By (author) Richard Greenblatt
Categories: Acting techniques

Based on original techniques developed by actor/director/playwright Richard Greenblatt and sprinkled with personal anecdotes, Text and Context: The Operative Word is an invaluable handbook that offers ...

Indigenous Women’s Theatre in Canada

By (author) Sarah MacKenzie
Categories: Indigenous peoples

Despite a recent increase in the productivity and popularity of Indigenous playwrights in Canada, most critical and academic attention has been devoted to the work of male dramatists, leaving female writers ...

OKIHOÜEY ATISKEN - L’ESPRIT DES OS

By (author) Yves Sioui Durand
Categories: Theatre studies
Series: Américana

Ce livre rassemble et retrace des réflexions qui fondent ma pratique et ma conception du théâtre qui s’est construite de 1984 à 2020. Pour moi, la fonction de l’art est sacrée et notre théâtre ...

Stan Brakhage in Rolling Stock, 1980-1990

This work is both a heavily annotated collection of the reports Stan Brakhage did on the Telluride Film Festival for the magazine Rolling Stock and an analysis of his work that attempts to place his singular ...

The Science of Orphan Black

An official guide to the science in the hit TV show Orphan Black by science writers Casey Griffin and Nina Nesseth, featuring exclusive insights from co-creator Graeme Manson and science consultant Cosima ...

The Canadian Horror Film

From the cheaply made “tax-shelter” films of the 1970s to the latest wave of contemporary “eco-horror,” Canadian horror cinema has rarely received much critical attention. Gina Freitag and André ...

Reverse Shots

From the dawn of cinema, images of Indigenous peoples have been dominated by Hollywood stereotypes and often negative depictions from elsewhere around the world. With the advent of digital technologies, ...

Cinephemera

What do digital platforms mean for cinema studies in Canada? In an era when digital media are proliferating and thousands upon thousands of clips are available online, it seems counter-intuitive to say ...

Landscapes of War and Memory

Since 1977, a new generation of Canadian writers and artists has been mapping the cultural landscapes formed by the memories of war we have inherited, and also the ones we are expected to forget. Challenging, ...