A Certain William: Adapting Shakespeare in Francophone Canada
Playwrights Canada Press, 2009 - Drama - 331 pages
Lyrical, farcical, or playful, deeply ironic or deeply tragic, these plays engage Shakespeare with anger and with love in their quest for nationhood, human dignity, social justice, and artistic agency.
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