(Mary) Sharon Pollock Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 11 pages of information about the life of (Mary) Sharon Pollock.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on (Mary) Sharon Pollock

Sharon Pollock is one of a growing number of Canadian writers who reach readers and audiences in imaginatively and strikingly unconventional manners. In her particular case, artistic diversity and originality have arisen out of a series of vocational contradictions. As a playwright, she has received greater critical recognition on the stage than in print, the majority of her plays having yet to find the publication, and the minority the production, they deserve. She has developed her craft as a writer through acting and through stagecraft, rather than through strictly literary and compositional means. She has reached even greater audiences on the radio (as with Sweet Land of Liberty, which received a 1980 ACTRA award for best radio drama) and through television (as with her writing for Country Joy, which received national exposure on the CBC in 1979-1980) than she has in the theater, the stage of her artistic...

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