Modern Arabic Drama: An Anthology

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Salma Khadra Jayyusi, Roger M. A. Allen
Indiana University Press, 1995 - Drama - 416 pages
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Translations of 12 Arabic plays written and produced during the past thirty years.
 

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The development of modern Arabic drama parallels the independence movement in Arab nations that followed World War II. Because of government censorship, Arab playwrights have often used symbolism and ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction by M M Badawi I 1
16
MAMDUH cUDWAN
55
SAcDALLAH WANNUS
77
WALID IKHLASI
121
cIZZ ALDIN ALMADANI
159
THE BALALIN COMPANY
187
cABD ALcAZIZ ALSURAYYIc
214
YUSUF ALcANI
253
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About the author (1995)

SALMA KHADRA JAYYUSI, Palestinian poet, critic, and scholar, is founder and director of PROTA (Project of Translation from Arabic). She is the editor of Modern Arabic Poetry, The Literature of Modern Arabia, Anthology of Modern Palestinian Literature, and The Legacy of Muslim Spain.

Roger Allen is Professor of Arabic at the University of Pennsylvania. His books include The Arabic Novel: An Historical and Critical Introduction and Modern Arabic Literature.

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