Beyond the Pale: Dramatic Writing from First Nations Writers and Writers of Colour

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Yvette Nolan
Playwrights Canada Press, 2004 - Drama - 142 pages
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A collection of monologues and scenes from such plays as: Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God by Djanet Sears; Whylah Falls by George Elliott Clarke; Tiger of Malaya by Hiro Kanagawa; Rice Boy by Sunil Kuruvilla; Bhopal by Rahul Varma; The Yoko Ono Project by Jean Yoon; The Plum Tree by Mitch Miyagawa; Burning Vision by Marie Clements; alterNatives by Drew Hayden Taylor; and Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout by Tomson Highway.

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Yvette Nolan is a playwright, dramaturge, and director. In 1996, she was the Aboriginal Writer-in-Residence at Brandon University, where she wrote the first draft ofAnnie Mae's Movement. Her other plays includeBLADE, Job's Wife, Video, the libretto Hilda Blake, and the radio playOwen. She is also the editor ofBeyond the Pale: Dramatic Writing from First Nations Writers and Writers of Colour and co-editor ofRefractions: Solo. She was the president of Playwrights Union of Canada from 1998-2001, and of Playwrights Canada Press from 2003-2005. Born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan to an Algonquin mother and an Irish immigrant father, raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, she lived in the Yukon and Nova Scotia before moving to Toronto.

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