Listen to the wind

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Talonbooks, 1972 - Drama - 119 pages
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In a Perth County farmhouse some time during the 1930s, a boy named Owen decides to spend the summer putting on plays with the help of his cousins, his grown-up relatives and the neighbourhood children. One of the plays they put on is their adaptation of a Victorian novel, The Saga of Caresfoot Court. In James Reaney’s Listen to the Wind, we watch a double story unfold: we see Owen fighting illness and trying to get his parents back together again; and we see Angela Caresfoot treading her way through a world of evil manor-houses and sinister Lady Eldreds. The two stories intertwine and illuminate each other.

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Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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London Free Press - James Reaney - Memories waft in on a new Wind
It is the High School Project's revival of Listen to the Wind, ... Listen to the Wind was part of the Summer Theatre '66 season at the Althouse auditorium. ...
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Talonbooks.com :: Title Details
Listen to the Wind. James Reaney. In a Perth County farmhouse some time ... In James Reaney’s Listen to the Wind, we watch a double story unfold: we see ...
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Listen to the Wind
Listen to the Wind By James Reaney Directed by Greg Wanless Spring 2002, Rotund Theatre Click here to see "Listen to the Wind" program ...
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uvic Theatre: Listen to the Wind
Set in a farmhouse, Listen to the Wind tells the story of Owen, a dying boy who lies on his bed, dreaming out stories. The books that keep him company—the ...
finearts.uvic.ca/ theatre/ season/ 2002-2003/ listen_to_the_wind/

The Grand Theatre · Information and theatre tickets for The Grand ...
Listen to the Wind - onstage April 15 to 19 2008 ... About Listen to the Wind: In the mcmanus Studio Theatre Downstairs at The Grand ...
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JAMES REANEY
Listen to the Wind. and. Colours in the. Dark are. rare and memorable experiences . ...... Directed his own play, Listen to the Wind, in London,. Ontario. ...
www.canadianshakespeares.ca/ multimedia/ pdf/ reaney.pdf

Commonwealth Literature The Journal of
http://jcl.sagepub.com. Commonwealth Literature. The Journal of. DOI: 10.1177/002198947300800209. 1973; 8; 59. The Journal of Commonwealth Literature ...
jcl.sagepub.com/ cgi/ reprint/ 8/ 2/ 59.pdf

About the author (1972)

James Reaney
James Reaney was born in 1926 near Stratford, Ontario. Reaney taught at the University of Manitoba and the University of Western Ontario for a total of 40 years. He received his doctorate with Northrop Frye. Talonbooks published his plays Colours in the Dark (1969) and Listen to the Wind (1972). In 1975, The St. Nicholas Hotel: the Donnellys Part II won a Chalmers Award. Reaney received the Order of Canada in 1976. He passed away in June 2008.

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