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Blood Relations Essay & Criticism

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Critical Overview

Pollock's early plays quite clearly were focused on making a comment about society, earning her the label of social playwright "With Blood Relations people who don't like social comment plays seem to think I've 'moved' considerably and I'm finally beginning to concentrate on character, that I've learned a few character traits and maybe they can expect some 'better' work from me," Pollock once said in an interview in The Work' Conversations with English-Canadian Playwrights.

Although not well-known in the U.S., Pollock has an impressive reputation in her native Canada. Jerry Wasserman of the University of Toronto Quarterly, labels her one of the "two finest living [Canadian] playwrights." Richard Paul Knowles seemed in agreement when he wrote in Atlantic Provinces Book Review that "Sharon Pollock is one of only a handful of playwrights in Canada who have put together a solid and developing body of work over a...

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