The six playwrights discussed in this volume are Carol Bolt, Erica Ritter, Sharon Pollack, Margaret Hollingsworth, Anne Chislett, and Judith Thompson.
Cynthia Zimmerman, is associate professor of English, Glendon College, York University. Her articles and essays on Canadian drama have been published in a wide range of publications. Series editor Christopher Innes is professor of English at York University.
[Playwriting Women] makes an easily accessible and much needed tool for teaching and learning about women in English-Canadian theatre.
Zimmermans research into playtexts,and sometimes into the conditions under which they are written is quite thorough, and her interpretations of the individual plays are often illuminating.