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African-Canadian Theatre

African-Canadian Theatre

Table of contents

The Growth and Development of Black Theatre in Canada: A Starting Point by Robin Breon (1988)

Must All Blackness Be American? Locating Canada in Borden’s Tightrope Time or Nationalizing Gilroy’s The Black Atlantic by George Elliott Clarke (1996)

“From twisted history”: Reading Angélique by Alan Filewod (2001)

“There’s magic in the web of it”: Seeing Beyond Tragedy in Harlem Duet by Margaret Jane Kidnie (2001)

“The history’s only good for anger”: Gender and Cultural Memory in Beatrice Chancy by Maureen Moynagh (2002)

Dramatic Instabilities: Diasporic Aesthetics as a Question for and about Nation by Rinaldo Walcott (2004)

A Particular Perspective: (Re)Living Memory in George Boyd’s Wade in the Water by Rachael Van Fossen (2004)

Sex and the Nation: Performing Black Female Sexuality in Canadian Theatre by Andrea Davis (2005)


Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English sets out to make the best critical and scholarly work in the field readily available. The series publishes the work of scholars and critics who have traced the coming-into-prominence of a vibrant theatrical community in English Canada.