Contemporary Theatre in Egypt: A Symposium, Three Plays, Bibliography

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Marvin A. Carlson
MESTC (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center), Mar 1, 1999 - Drama - 83 pages
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Includes the proceedings of a symposium on this subject held at the CUNY Graduate Center in February of 1999, along with the first English translations of three short plays by leading Egyptian playwrights who spoke at the symposium: Alfred Farag's The Last Walk; Gamal Maqsoud's The Absent One; and Lenin El-Ramley's The Nightmare. This volume also contains a bibliography of English translations and secondary articles on the theatre in Egypt since 1955.

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The Absent One by Gamal Maqsoud
The Nightmare by Lenin ElRamley

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Carlson is Sydney E. Cohn Professor of Theatre and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has received the ATHE Career Achievement Award, the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism, the Calloway Prize, and the ASTR Distinguished Scholarship Award. He has published widely in theatre history and theory, performance studies, and dramatic literature.

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