The Guid Sisters: A Translation of Les Belles-Soeurs Into Modern Scots

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Exile Editions, Ltd., Nov 1, 2000 - Drama - 125 pages
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This classic play has been translated before, but only into a pallid approximation of the original joual. Scots, however, is an energetic and earthy vernacular with a distinctive sound system equal to joual. The play, a landmark in Canadian theatre, can now be truly appreciated in this superb translation, just as audiences in Glasgow and Moscow have learned to laugh with these ladies.
 

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Section 1
5
Section 2
11
Section 3
77
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Michel Tremblay has produced librettos, screenplays, musicals, short stories, novels, and memoirs.

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