DORA: a case of mass hysteria, By Kim Morrissy [sic]…

DORA: a case of mass hysteria, By Kim Morrissy [sic]

Toronto: Playwrights Canada, no date (1990). Inscribed by Author; 29.5 cm. (2). 49 leaves reproduced from typescript on rectos only. Clasp bound in plain black simulated leather binder, grey endpapers. Fine copy. Inscribed by the author "For ____, My springback binder from T(__?), and assorted pages. Fondly from Kim, November 26, 1991". The author has crossed out with a ball point squiggle "to be produced by Creative Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta, [___ whited out] 1991". She has also crossed out a line on the following leaf a statement that a completely revised stage production would be mounted by Creatura Theatre, Edmonton, in the summer of 1991. First produced by Wheatland Theatre, Regina, 27 Feb. - 15 March, 1987. Title page quotes two laudatory statements by Lorna Crozier and Michael Palin. A two act three hand feminist play about Freud and his most famous patient Dora, a young girl he thought was suffering from hysteria, a term commonly applied to women patients in those days. This is an advance issue. The play was formally published in 1994. Morrissey is a poet and playwright from Saskatchewan currently working in London, England. ; Signed by Author

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