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The Theatre of James Reaney
In this sensitive critical examination of James Reaney’s plays, Gerald Parker places Reaney’s work in a national and international context. Parker discusses Reaney’s own vision of what theatre is, and considers individual plays with emphasis on the playwright’s passion for the geography and people of Southwestern Ontario. Parker analyzes the intricate fabric of Reaney’s plays from The Killdeer and Listen to the Wind through the Donnelly trilogy.
GERALD PARKER is professor of English at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.