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Egyptian Theatre in the Nineteenth Century 1799-1882

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ISBN-10: 0863723225

ISBN-13: 9780863723223

Edition: N/A

Authors: P. C. Sadgrove

List price: $34.95
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Using previously unexploited sources, Philip Sadgrove provides a comprehensive account of the early history of theatre in Egypt, from the time of the French expeditionary force led by Napoleon in 1798, to the British occupation in 1882. His study — now available in paperback — looks at traditional forms of indigenous Arabic drama, the rise of European theatre in Egypt, the first abortive attempts to create a modern Arabic theatre in the early 1870s, and the project for a National Theatre. Finally, the book tells the story of the émigré Syrian troupes which were to play a decisive part in establishing a modern theatrical tradition. The author also sheds new light on the role of the dramatist…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Publisher: Garnet Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 4/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 214
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English