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Four Arab American Plays : works by Leila Buck, Jamil Khoury, Yussef El Guindi, and Lameece Issaq & Jacob Kader

Author: Michael Malek Najjar
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Book is the first published collection of plays by contemporary Arab American playwrights. A preface by Arab American scholar Michael Malek Najjar and a new essay titled "Towards an Arab American Theatre Movement" by Silk Road Rising's artistic director, Jamil Khoury are included--a valuable expression of Arab American life and theatre in the United States"--
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Malek Najjar
ISBN: 9780786474868 0786474866
OCLC Number: 861497365
Description: vii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction by Michael Malek Najjar --
ISite / Leila Buck --
Precious Stones / Jamil Khoury --
Our Enemies : Lively Scenes of Love and Combat / Yussef El Guindi --
Food and Fadwa (ecklit El Hob) / Lameece Issaq and Jacob Kader --
Afterword : Toward an Arab American Theatre Movement / Jamil Khoury.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Malek Najjar ; afterword by Jamil Khoury.

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