Modern Arabic Drama in Egypt

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Cambridge University Press, 1987 - Drama - 246 pages
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This book is the first critical survey of modern Egyptian drama during the period of its maturity from the 1930s to the present day. A discussion of the work of Tawfiq al-Hakim is followed by an examination of the less experimental plays of his successors, Mahmud Taymur, Bakathir and Fathi Radwan.
 

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Contents

I Introduction
1
2 Tawfiq alHakim
8
3 AlHakims successors
88
the new wave of dramatists
140
5 Verse drama
207
6 Epilogue
229
Notes
231
Index
240
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