François Archambault

Tanya Margaret d’Angers (University of Toronto)
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François Archambault is primarily a dramatist, occasionally directing premières of his work. He has written seventeen plays to-date, some including lyrics (

La Montagne

[

The Mountain

] in 1997 and

Code 99

in 1999), and one,

C'est devenu gros

[

It's Grown Big

], co-authored with Marie-Hélène Thibault in 2000. His work has been translated into English, Scottish [sic], German, and Italian, and his versatility of style includes comedy, satire, dramatic comedy [sic], drama, poetic theatre, and allegory (www.aqad.qc.ca). The final category of “other” noted on this website articulates the tenuous line between comedy and tragedy, hilarity and unease for which he is noted.

Born in Montreal (13 February 1968), Archambault majored in French Studies at the Univérsité de Montréal before going

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Citation: d’Angers, Tanya Margaret. "François Archambault". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 23 September 2006 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=5396, accessed 15 June 2024.]

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