THTR 368 - Theatre of the Islamic World
This course will explore the enormous variety of theatrical performances that have developed throughout the breadth of the Islamic world. We will look at theatrical traditions from North Africa, the Middle East, Iran, India, Southeast Asia, and South America. As a foundation for the course, we will include readings that provide a solid background on the cultural, religious, and historical contexts for each of these regions. A wide variety of plays, from the medieval era to the present will form the core of the course.
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