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James Reaney

James Reaney was born on a farm in South Easthope near Stratford, Ontario in 1926. He has won the Governor General's Award three times for his poetry, though he is perhaps better-known as a playwright, especially for his landmark Donnelly trilogy (1974-75). Reaney's theatrical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's "Alice Through the Looking-Glass" returned to the stage at Stratford in the summer of 1996. His work includes: "The Red Heart", poems, 1949; "A suit of Nettles", poems, 1958; "Twelve Letters...See more