Short Arabic Plays: An Anthology

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Salma Khadra Jayyusi
Interlink Books, 2003 - Drama - 466 pages
3 Reviews
It is only in fairly recent times that Arab writers have turned their hands to the theater. This collection of nineteen short plays gives a valuable insight into a fast-changing and increasingly distinctive area of modern Arabic literature.

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User Review  - bezoar44 - LibraryThing

I've admired and enjoyed others of Salma Khadra Jayyusi's anthologies, but did not enjoy this one as much - though the plays themselves are (mostly) creative and well-crafted. I am struck by the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alex Kartelias - Goodreads

Interesting collection of plays. Many were entertaining and by far my favorite was "War and Peace" by Tawfiq Al- Hakim. Read full review

Contents

YUSUF AlAni Where the Power Lies
1
Fateh Azzam and Others Ansar
20
FATEhAZZAM Baggage
65
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About the author (2003)

Salma Khadra Jayyusi is editor of Literature of Modern Arabia; Modern Arabic Poetry: An Anthology: and Modern Arabic Fiction: An Anthology.

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