Jewish Contributions to Nineteenth-Century Arabic Theatre: Plays from Algeria and Syria - a Study…

Hardcover | March 1, 1986

byShmuel Moreh, Philip Sadgrove

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This study and edition of nineteenth century Arabic plays, by an Algerian Jew and teachers at the Jewish school in Beirut, reveals the considerable contribution of the Jewish community to the early development of modern Arabic drama. The plays link the Arabian Nights and Jewish Purim-shpilwith the comedies of Moliere and the enlightenment drama of Gotthold Lessing.

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This study and edition of nineteenth century Arabic plays, by an Algerian Jew and teachers at the Jewish school in Beirut, reveals the considerable contribution of the Jewish community to the early development of modern Arabic drama. The plays link the Arabian Nights and Jewish Purim-shpilwith the comedies of Moliere and the enligh...

Shmuel Moreh is at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Philip Sadgrove is at University of Manchester.
Format:HardcoverPublished:March 1, 1986Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199222746

ISBN - 13:9780199222742

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