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Playwrighting women

Cynthia Zimmerman

Playwrighting women

female voices in English Canada

by Cynthia Zimmerman

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Published by Simon & Pierre in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian drama (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Canadian drama (English) -- Women authors -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Cynthia Zimmerman.
    SeriesThe Canadian dramatist ; 3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination235 p. :
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21561482M
    ISBN 100889242585

    A collaboration by seven award-winning female playwrights, the play is based on personal interviews with seven extraordinary women in the Vital Voices Global Leadership Network who triumphed over enormous obstacles to bring about major changes in their home countries of Russia, Pakistan, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Afghanistan, Guatemala, and Cambodia.   In , Childress began her playwrighting career, and would spend the next four decades writing and producing plays. Gold Through the Trees (), made her one of the first African-American women to have worked professionally produced in New York. From to , she was scholar-in-residence at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

    From BuzzFeed, how many of the greatest books by women have you read? 16, users , views from made by Emily.   Left: For Mary Beth Keane, a vintage rotary phone, her own senior photo, a New York City police badge, and an R.E.M. ticket stub from the ’90s evoked the times and places in which her book is set. Right: Toni Morrison novels, a Jamaican doll, and a Lauryn Hill album were on Nicole Dennis-Benn’s vision board as she wrote.

    Hedgebrook is a global community of women writers and people who seek extraordinary books, poetry, plays, films and music by women. A literary nonprofit, our mission is to support visionary women writers whose stories and ideas shape our culture now and for generations to come. We offer writing residencies, master classes and salons at our retreat on Whidbey Island, and public programs that. Refreshing and beautifully organized, this book is long overdue. Jack O'Brien. If you want to be a playwright, here's your bible. David Lindsay-Abaire. Eureka! A clearly written, well-structured, intelligent how-to book about playwrighting. Like the good teacher and good writer that he is, Stuart Spencer guides rather than browbeats.


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