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White Biting Dog and Other Plays

White Biting Dog and Other Plays

By Judith Thompson
Subjects: Anthologies, Ontario Playwrights, Award Winners, Women Writers
Imprint: Playwrights Canada Press
Paperback : 9781770913011, 208 pages, October 2014
Ebook (EPUB) : 9781770913035, 208 pages, August 2014
Ebook (PDF) : 9781770913028, 208 pages, August 2014


This book collects some of Judith Thompson’s earlier, hard- to-find plays, including White Biting Dog, a poetic black comedy about a divorced lawyer who prepares to kill himself by jumping off the Bloor Street Viaduct, until he encounters a small dog who sets him on a different path; I Am Yours, a harrowing story about a group of characters on the brink of despair as each tries to escape what haunts them the most; and Pink, a moving monologue set in 1970s South Africa that centres on a young girl’s surprising reaction after her nanny is murdered during a protest.


“[In White Biting Dog] Thompson has crafted each line with precision, and all the characters speak with their own rhythm. "—Debbie Fein-Goldbach, NOW Magazine

“Judith Thompson’s White Biting Dog… is orgiastic and poetic in its use of language, excessive in its theatricality, and achieves its power by an accretion of extraordinary images. ” —Carole Corbeil, Globe and Mail