The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre: The Arab world

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Taylor & Francis, 1999 - Performing Arts - 336 pages
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This encyclopaedia of contemporary theatre in the Arab world includes essays and photographs from 22 different countries from Africa to the Middle East. Countries covered include: Algeria; Bahrain; Comoros Islands; Djibouti; Egypt; Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Mauritania; Morocco; Oman; Palestine; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Somalia; Sudan; Syria; Tunisia; United Arab Emirates; and Yemen.
  

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Contents

Of Nations and Their Theatres
3
Crossing Unseen Borders
10
The Continuing Debate
19
Finding a Voice
25
Meadows of Gold and Mines of Gems
31
The Shadowy Roots
39
Contents The Nations and Their Theatres
44
Bahrain Overview
58
The Continuing Debate
19
Finding a Voice
25
Meadows of Gold and Mines of Gems
31
The Shadowy Roots
39
Algeria Overview
44
Bahrain Overview
58
Comoros Islands Overview
65
Iraq
103

Comoros Islands Overview
65
Iraq
103
Jordan Overview
122
Kuwait Overview
131
Lebanon
137
Libya Overview
160
Morocco Overview
168
Oman Overview
181
Qatar Overview
199
Saudi Arabia Overview
211
44
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58
234
65
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103
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Of Nations and Their Theatres
3
279
10
Jordan Overview
122
Kuwait Overview
131
Lebanon
137
Libya Overview
160
Morocco Overview
168
Oman Overview
181
Qatar Overview
199
Saudi Arabia Overview
211
44
223
58
234
65
251
70
263
103
272
168
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