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Drama Canadian

Lesbian Plays

Coming of Age in Canada

edited by Rosalind Kerr

Playwrights Canada Press
Initial publish date
May 2006
Canadian, Anthologies (multiple authors), Gay Studies
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    May 2006
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"The plays that are included here serve the purpose of charting certain historically specific moments that represent a range of lesbian experiences over the past twenty years in various parts of Canada. In many ways they reflect the gradual changes that have brought lesbians into greater prominence within Canada." —from the introduction


Black Friday by Alec Butler

Growing Up Suites I and II; Object/Subject of Desire by Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan

Dykes and Dolls by Lisa Lowe

Karla and Grif by Vivienne Laxdal

A Fertile Imagination by Susan G. Cole

Difference of Latitude by Lisa Walter

Swollen Tongues by Kathleen Oliver

Life and A Lover by Natalie Meisner

Random Acts by Diane Flacks

Smudge by Alex Bulmer

Privilege by Corrina Hodgson

About the author

Rosalind Kerr is Associate Professor of Dramatic Theory in the Department of Drama at the University of Alberta. She combines her studies of the sixteenth-century Italian commedia dell'arte actresses and the impact that they had on shaping the early modern stage, with her work on contemporary Canadian experimental and queer theatre. She also has experience as a dramaturge, actor, and director.

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