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Fonds F0123 - James DeFelice fonds.

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James DeFelice fonds.


  • 19--?-2007 (Creation)

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0.75 m of textual records.

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Canadian author and screenwriter James DeFelice was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, in 1937. He has lived in Edmonton, Alberta, since 1969. Biographical information available in Who's who in Canadian literature, 1992-93, p. 87.

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Donated by James DeFelice between 1995 and 2007.

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Fonds consists of material relating to James DeFelice's theatrical work as a writer, actor, director and dramaturge. Includes correspondence, manuscripts of screenplays, stage plays and radio play including adaptations of Max Braithwaite's novel Why shoot the teacher? as well as books by Grant MacEwan and Sinclair Ross; and playbills, articles and reviews about J. Defelice and his work.

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Text in English.

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Related fonds is Max Braithwaite fonds.

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