marigraph


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marigraph

[′mar·ə‚graf]
(engineering)
A self-registering gage that records the heights of the tides.
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Some of these, such as the corporate orientalist transcendentalism described by David Fancy, though far from either the strategic or transparent performance of regional stereotypes that Bruce Barton refers to (iii-iv) in his introduction to Marigraph (the anthology of Maritimes plays launched at the conference), are not encouraging, modeling as they do the downside of late capitalism (is there an upside?).
Marigraph: Gauging the Tides of Drama from New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 2004.
In his introduction to Marigraph Barton draws our attention to the way in which Maritime culture bas become synonymous with a simple way of life "long lost to the rest of contemporary society:' Indeed, throughout this anthology there is a vein of nostalgia for a traditional mode of living that is falling victim to the machinations of modern progress.