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Canadian Adaptations of Shakespeare
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.1318  Friday, 1 June 2001

From:           Jennifer Ailles <
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Date:           Thursday, 31 May 2001 13:12:31 -0400
Subject:        Canadian Adaptations of Shakespeare

**Apologies For Cross-Posting**

Dear List Members:

As part of an extended research project entitled "Canadian Adaptations
of Shakespeare," directed by Professor Daniel Fischlin (University of
Guelph) and funded by an Ontario Premier's Research Excellence Award, I
am currently helping to compile a bibliographic archive of Canadian
theatrical adaptations of Shakespeare.  In particular, I am looking for
information, especially production details, regarding any and all plays
based on Shakespeare's works that have been written and/or adapted by
Canadians.

Our working definition of "adaptation" is broad and includes any usage
or alteration of a Shakespearean work--including stagings, performances,
and any form of reference or revision of Shakespearean source
materials.  Similarly, our working definition of "Canadian" is also
broad and meant to be more inclusive than not.

If you or your theatre company have written, adapted, directed, and/or
produced any works that you feel would qualify as Canadian adaptations
of Shakespeare please contact me at <
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Moreover, if you know someone else who may be able to help with this
request, please do not hesitate to forward this email to them.

Thank you for your attention.

Sincerely,
Jennifer Ailles

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