Drew Hayden Taylor Essays On Music

Published Plays

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Non-Fiction

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Fiction

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Collections Edited by Drew Hayden Taylor

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Works in Translation

2013Motorcycles and Sweetgrass translated into Spanish. Madrid, Spain.  Appaloosa Press.
2008The Night Wanderer translated into Slovenian
2007Someday translated and published in the Czech language

Contribution to Anthologies

Featured in numerous Anthologies including:

  • 3-D English (Two Volumes)
  • A Shade of Spring: An Anthology of New Native Writers
  • Aboriginal Drama and Theatre, edited by Rob Appleford
  • Acting out: Scenes and Monologues from Theatre Direct Productions for Youth
  • An Anthology of Canadian Native Literature in English
  • Another Perfect Piece: Monologues from Canadian Plays
  • Beyond the Pale
  • Callaloo: Native American Literature (journal)
  • Contemporary Drama in English: Global Challenges and Regional Responses
  • Contemporary Literature: The University of Wisconsin Press
  • Crisp Blue Edges: Indigenous Creative Non-Fiction
  • Dimensions II: Precise Thought and Language in the Essay
  • Expressions in Canadian Native Studies
  • Prairie Fire: First Voices / First Words
  • Gatherings II, III, VIII, X, XI, XIII
  • He Speaks: Monologues for Men
  • Keeping a Canadian Christmas
  • Literary Pluralities
  • On Stage and Off Stage: English Canadian Drama in Discourse
  • Our Story (The Dominion Institute & Random House)
  • Pushing the Margins: Native and Northern Stories
  • Readings in Aboriginal Studies
  • Returning the Gift
  • Seventh Generation: An Anthology of Native American Plays
  • Staging Coyote’s Dream: An Anthology of First Nations Drama in English
  • Story Keepers: Conversations with Aboriginal Writers
  • Transgressive Itineraries: Postcolonial Hybridizations of Dramatic Realism
  • Walking a Tightrope: Aboriginal People and Their Representation
  • You’re Making a Scene: Scenes from Canadian Reader’s Choice
  • Zaagidiwin is a Many Splendored Thing

Articles, contributions and columns

Published in numerous newspapers, magazines and journals including:

Humor has always been an essential part of North American aboriginal culture. This fact remained unnoticed by most settlers, however, since non-aboriginals just didn’t get the joke. For most of written history, a stern, unyielding profile of “the Indian” dominated the popular mainstream imagination. Indians, it was believed, never laughed. But Indians themselves always kneHumor has always been an essential part of North American aboriginal culture. This fact remained unnoticed by most settlers, however, since non-aboriginals just didn’t get the joke. For most of written history, a stern, unyielding profile of “the Indian” dominated the popular mainstream imagination. Indians, it was believed, never laughed. But Indians themselves always knew better. As an award-winning playwright, columnist, and comedy-sketch creator, Drew Hayden Taylor has spent 15 years writing and researching aboriginal humor. For Me Funny, he asked a noted cast of writers from a variety of fields — including such celebrated wordsmiths as Thomas King, Allan J. Ryan, Mirjam Hirch, and Tomson Highway — to take a look at what makes aboriginal humor tick. Their hilarious, enlightening contributions playfully examine the use of humor in areas as diverse as stand-up comedy, fiction, visual art, drama, performance, poetry, traditional storytelling, and education....more

Paperback, 200 pages

Published December 6th 2005 by Douglas McIntyre

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