Ruth B. Antosh received her Ph.D. from Indiana University and is currently Professor of French at SUNY, Fredonia. She is the author of Reality and Illusion in the Novels of J.-K. Huysman ( Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1986) as well as articles on fin-de-siecle art and literature. She is presently preparing a book on myth and fairy tale in the work of Michel Tremblay.
Annie Brisset is a Professor in the School of Translation and Interpretation of the University of Ottawa. Her book, Sociocritique de la traduction: théàtre et altérité au Québec 1968-1988, ( Montréal: Editions Balzac-Le Préambule, 1990) was awarded the Ann- Saddlemyer Prize for research in the theater. She has published articles on the translation of poetry and is a member of the staff of the review Spirale.
Gilbert David is the founder of Cahiers de théâtre JEU ( 1976), which he directed until 1983. Since 1980 he has taught playwriting and the history and theory of theater at various Quebec universities. Mr. David has written numerous articles for reviews and has contributed to several reference works on theater, including Le Monde de Michel Tremblay ( Montréal: Cahiers de théâtre JEU, 1993), which he edited with Pierre Lavoie. He is presently at work on the aesthetic and ideological orientation of contemporary Quebec theater.