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By A. Al-Azraki,Monadhil Daoud Albayati,Abdul Razaq al Rubai,Ali Abdel-Nabi Al-Zaidi,Rasha Fadhil,Awatif Naeem,Abdul-Kareem Mahdi Saleh,Kareem Shghidel,Hoshang Waziri,James Al-Shamma

ISBN-10: 1474253296

ISBN-13: 9781474253291

ISBN-10: 147425330X

ISBN-13: 9781474253307

Contemporary performs from Iraq is a ground-breaking number of heart jap drama translated into English for the first actual time. With works from either validated and rising female and male playwrights, written in kingdom and in exile, this quantity deals present Iraqi views on a struggle and career that experience considerably impacted the center East and the remainder of the area. Dealing solely with modern performs originating from Iraq, this anthology provides under-studied Arabic political theatre the eye it merits and offers a common advent that units the performs inside of their cultural and old contexts. The performs are preceded by way of introductions from the playwrights themselves, additional enriching every bit for the joy and knowing of the reader.

The quantity is brought and translated by means of James Al-Shamma, Assistant Professor at Belmont college, US, and A. Al-Azraki, an Iraqi playwright.

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Contemporary Plays from Iraq: A Cradle; A Strange Bird on Our Roof; Cartoon Dreams; Ishtar in Baghdad; Me, Torture, and Your Love; Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad; Summer Rain; The Takeover; The Widow by A. Al-Azraki,Monadhil Daoud Albayati,Abdul Razaq al Rubai,Ali Abdel-Nabi Al-Zaidi,Rasha Fadhil,Awatif Naeem,Abdul-Kareem Mahdi Saleh,Kareem Shghidel,Hoshang Waziri,James Al-Shamma


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