This second volume of Canadian war drama focuses on plays about contemporary warfare.Includes: Game of Patience by Abla Farhoud, translated by Jill Mac Dougall A Line In the Sand by Guillermo Verdecchia and Marcus YoussefThe Monument by Colleen WagnerPalace of the End by Judith ThompsonScorched by Wajdi Mouawad, translated by Linda GaboriauMan Out of Joint by Sharon Pollock
Sherrill Grace is Professor of English and Distinguished University Scholar at the University of British Columbia. She specializes in Canadian literature and culture and her most recent books include Canada and the Idea of North (2001; 2007), Inventing Tom Thomson (2004), and Theatre & AutoBiography (2006), co-edited with Jerry Wasserman. She has just published Making Theatre: A Life of Sharon Pollock (2008) and is doing research for a book on Canadian representations of war. She is the winner of the 2008 Canada Council Killam Prize in Humanities.