DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2013.10.007
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Abdulaziz H. Al-Abdullah

Abstract: The political theatre in the Arab world emerged from rough seas of opposition and state monitoring schemes. Some critics may claim that political tendencies in Arab theatre can be traced to the early contributors to Arab theatre.Others attribute the emergence of this theatre to the revolution of Egypt's Nasir. However, the Syrian playwright Sa'd Allah Wannus may be viewed as the true representative of this kind of theatre in the Arab world. Shocked by the defeat of the Arabs by Israel in 1967, he began what h…

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