Ann-Marie MacDonald: The Arab's Mouth (1839 words)


As Ann-Marie MacDonald explains in her Afterword to Belle Moral: A Natural History, which was published in 2005 to coincide with a production of the play at the renowned Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Belle Moral “has its origins in an earlier play of mine called The Arab’s Mouth” (153), a play that was first staged in 1990 by Toronto’s Factory Theatre and, in 1995, published by Blizzard Publishing. Produced and published between MacDonald’s breakout play, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) and the even more successful novel, Fall on Your Knees, The Arab’s Mouth may be considered as linking the two more well-known …

Citation: Gordon, Neta. "The Arab's Mouth". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 28 November 2019 [, accessed 26 October 2021.]

14670 The Arab's Mouth 3 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.

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