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Voices From France

Five French Plays in Translation

by Linda Gaboriau; Fred Reed & Maureen Labonté

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anthologies (multiple authors), playwriting
list price: $26.95
edition:Paperback
category: Drama
published: 2006
ISBN:9781894773256
publisher: Banff Centre Press
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Voices From France is the result of a rich collaboration between The Banff Centre, the Societé des auteurs et compositeurs dramatiques, supported by the French Embassy in Canada, and the Maison Antoine Vitez in France, and features English translations of five French contemporary plays. The exchange that begins at The Banff Centre between a playwright and a translator continues between the reader and the text, and the actor and the audience.

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About the Authors

Linda Gaboriau

Linda Gaboriau is a literary translator and dramaturg based in Montreal. She has specialized in translating drama and has translated more than 125 plays, including the works of some of Québec’s most prominent playwrights. Her translations have been published and widely produced across Canada and abroad. Her work has garnered many awards, including the Governor General’s Literary Award for Translation in 1996 and again in 2010 for Forests. She was named a Member of the Order of Canada in 2015.

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Fred Reed

David Homel has translated over 30 books, many by Quebec authors. He won the Governor General's Literary Award in translation in 1995 for Why Must a Black Writer Write About Sex? by Dany Laferrière; his translation of Laferrière's How to Make Love to a Negro was nominated in 1988; and he won the prize in 2001 with fellow translator Fred A. Reed for Fairy Wing. His novels, which include Sonya & Jack, Electrical Storms, and The Speaking Cure have been published in several languages. Homel lives in Montreal, Quebec.
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Maureen Labonté

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