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Collection C0022 - Gyllian Raby collection of material relating to Canadian playwright Beverley Simons.

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CA ACU SPC C0022

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Gyllian Raby collection of material relating to Canadian playwright Beverley Simons.

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Canadian artistic director. Born in Wales. Came to Canada at age nineteen. Founding artistic director of One Yellow Rabbit. Became artistic director of Northern Light Theatre in Edmonton.

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Donated by G. Raby in 1988.

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Collection consists of material collected by G. Raby in researching her master's thesis, Beverley Simons : a critical evaluation (University of Calgary, 1982). Includes letters from B. Simons to G. Raby and others, discussing B. Simons' literary work; manuscripts of short stories and stage and television plays by B. Simons; reviews, essays and playbill relating to productions of Crabdance; curriculum vitae, biographical material, interviews, articles and essays relating to B. Simons and her work; and sound recordings of readings and a lecture given by B. Simons.

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Text in English.

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Includes 5 sound recordings.

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