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The Rival Widows, or Fair Libertine
The Rival Widows, or Fair Libertine
By Mrs Elizabeth Cooper
Edited by Tiffany Potter

Elizabeth Cooper’s The Rival Widows, or Fair Libertine provides a unique opportunity to restore to scholarly and pedagogical attention a neglected female writer and a play with broad and significant implications for studies of eighteenth-century history, culture and gender.

Published Jan 2013
Rites of the Republic: Citizens' Theatre and the Politics of Culture in Southern France
Rites of the Republic: Citizens' Theatre and the Politics of Culture in Southern France
By Mark Ingram
In this fascinating exploration of citizenship and the politics of culture in contemporary France, Ingram examines two theatre troupes in Provence, charting the evolution of new models for society and citizenship in a rapidly changing France.
Published Feb 2011
Ponteach, or the Savages of America: A Tragedy
Ponteach, or the Savages of America: A Tragedy
By Robert Rogers
Edited by Tiffany Potter

Presented for the first time in a fully annotated edition, Ponteach takes on questions of nationalism, religion, race, cultural identity, gender, and sexuality; the play offers a unique perspective on the Rebellion and on the emergence of Canadian and American identities.

Published Dec 2010
Establishing Our Boundaries: English-Canadian Theatre Criticism
Establishing Our Boundaries: English-Canadian Theatre Criticism
Edited by Anton Wagner

An impressive collection of essays by 21 of English Canada's leading theatre critics provides a cultural history of Canada, and Canadians intense relationship to theatre, from 1829 to 1998, and across the whole country.

Published Jun 1999