Synopses & Reviews
This book is the first critical survey of modern Egyptian drama during the period of its maturity from the 1930s to the present day. A discussion of the work of Tawfiq al-Hakim is followed by an examination of the less experimental plays of his successors, Mahmud Taymur, Bakathir and Fathi Radwan.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction; 2. Tawfiq al-Hakim; 2. Al-Hakim's successors; 4. Post-revolution drama: the new wave of dramatists; 5. Verse drama; 6. Epilogue.