The theatres of Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia : performance traditions of the Maghreb / Khalid Amine and Marvin Carlson

Author(s): Amīn, Khālid
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Subjects: Theater--Africa, North--History
Performing arts--Africa, North--History
Arabic drama--Africa, North--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
Series: Studies in international performance
Studies in international performance
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: ix, 262 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Alternate Titles: Theaters of Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia
Additional Authors: Carlson, Marvin A., 1935-
Notes: LCCN: 2011047904
ISBN: 9780230278745 (hardback)
ISBN: 0230278744 (hardback)
Summary: "Modern international studies of world theatre and drama have begun to acknowledge the Arab world only after the contributions of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Within the Arab world, the contributions of Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco to modern drama and to post-colonial expression remain especially neglected, a problem that this book addresses"--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references and index
Machine generated contents note: -- List of Illustrations -- Introduction -- PART I: THE PRE-COLONIAL MAGHREB -- The Roman Maghreb -- Orature -- The Halqa -- Shadow Plays and Costumed Performers -- Carnival and Ritual Performance -- PART II: COLONIAL THEATRE IN THE MAGHREB -- Nineteenth Century European Theatres -- The First Arab Performances -- The Developing Maghreb Stage -- The Theatre of Resistance -- Islam and the Colonial Stage -- From the Second World War to Independence -- PART III: POST COLONIAL THEATRE IN THE MAGHREB -- The Early Theatres of Independence, 1956-1970 -- Developing National Traditions, 1970-1990 -- Entering a New Century, 1990-2010 -- Conclusion
OCLC Number: 740623797
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230278745