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Author Aaltonen, Sirkku.

Title Rewriting Narratives in Egyptian Theatre
Published New York : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (228 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge advances in theatre and performance studies ; 45
Routledge advances in theatre and performance studies ; 45
Contents Introduction / Sirkku Aaltonen and Areeg Ibrahim -- Intercultural Rewriting. Perspiring translators, rowdy audiences and ignorant women: narratives of the history of Egyptian theatre / Sirkku Aaltonen -- Politics of choice and cultural representation in translating Egyptian drama between two revolutions (1952-2011) / Areeg Ibrahim -- Tawfiq Al-Hakim as the representative Egyptian dramatist in the West / Marvin Carlson -- Performing and rewriting solitaire between languages and cultures: a practitioner's testimonial / Dalia Basiouny -- Interlingual rewriting. Allusion in three translations of Hamlet into Arabic / Omaya Khalifa -- Translation and dramaturgy in Egyptian performances of King Lear / Mohamed Samir Al-Khatib ; translated from Arabic by Mona Khattab -- On translating Shakespeare into Arabic: a translator's testimonial / Mohamed Enani -- Intercontextual rewriting. Theatre-making and theatre translation in turn-of-the-century Egypt: theatricalizing the theatre field in Muhammad Taymur's The trial of the playwrights / Sameh Hanna -- From spectators to "spect-actors": all Tahrir's a stage / Heba El-Abbadi & Sally Hammouda -- Egyptian realities on stage and in society / Nehad Selaiha -- Intermedial rewriting. Dramatizing short stories: Yussef El Guindi's rewriting of Salwa Bakr's That beautiful undiscovered voice, and Thirty-one beautiful green trees / Salwa Rashad Amin -- It is not just phonetics and aristocrats, it is sexuality and politics: the adaptation of Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion in the Egyptian theatre / Wessam Elmeligi -- A documentary in the making: live on stage: a century and a half of theatre in Egypt / Mona Mikhail -- Afterword
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Arabic drama -- Egypt -- History and criticism.
Arabic fiction -- Adaptations -- History and criticism.
English drama -- Translations into Arabic -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Political aspects -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century.
Theater -- Political aspects -- Egypt -- History -- 21st century.
Theater -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century.
Theater -- Egypt -- History -- 21st century.
Translating and interpreting -- Egypt -- History -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1317368266 (electronic bk.)
1317368274 (electronic bk.)
9781317368267 (electronic bk.)
9781317368274 (electronic bk.)