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Collection C0023 - Aviva Ravel collection of material relating to Canadian playwright and author Patricia Joudry.

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Aviva Ravel collection of material relating to Canadian playwright and author Patricia Joudry.


  • [194-]-1984 (Creation)

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0.9 m of textual records and other materials.

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Canadian playwright and author Aviva Ravel was born in Montreal, Quebec, on September 17, 1928. Biographical information available in The feminist companion to literature in English : women writers from the Middle Ages to the present, p. 888; and Who's who in Canadian literature 1987-88, p. 263.

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Donated by A. Ravel in 1987.

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Collection consists of material collected by A. Ravel in researching and writing her doctoral dissertation, The dramatic world of Patricia Joudry (McGill University, 1984). Includes correspondence with P. Joudry and others; newsclippings about P. Joudry and reviews of her works; manuscripts of stage and television plays, novels and prose by P. Joudry; sound recordings of several of P. Joudry's radio plays and sound therapy tapes; and A. Ravel's research material, notes and preliminary work for her dissertation.

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Text in English.

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Includes 9 audio cassettes.

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