A Certain William: Adapting Shakespeare in Francophone Canada

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Leanore Lieblein
Playwrights Canada Press, 2009 - Drama - 331 pages
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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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Leanore Lieblein, who was born in New York City, came to Montreal in 1965 to teach at McGill University. Her research has focused on early modern and contemporary theatre, especially the staging of plays with a long stage history, the body in performance, and the role of the audience in the creation of character. In addition to numerous articles in the area of francophone Shakespeare, she edited 'Traversees de Shakespeare,- a special issue of

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