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Alif 39 TOC



Alif  39 (2019): Transnational Drama: Theater and Performance


English and French Section: 

Randa Sabry: Catharsis et théâtrothérapie : L’utopie ludique dans L’île des esclaves de Marivaux

Emily Sibley: Redefining Theater: Yusuf Idris’s al-Farāfīr and the Work of Cultural Decolonization

Merve Tabur: A View from the Moon: Allegories of Representation in Tawfīq al-Ḥakīm and H. G. Wells

Youssef Yacoubi: Saddīkī’s Textual Recoveries: Arab Theater as Biofacticity

Bojana Coulibaly: Senegalese Theater Unabashed: Wolof Drama and Cultural Liberation

Kai Hang Cheang: Performativity in Black Internationalist Poetics as Exemplified in Robeson and Hughes

Frank Bradley: Outside Looking in: Unexpected Encounters of Dramatic Time and Place

Asaad Alsaleh: Approaching Sa‘dallāh Wannūs’s Drama: The Manifestos for a New Arab Theater


Arabic Section:

Sabry Hafez: Arab Political Issues in Contemporary English Theater

Khalid Amine: Alternative Dramaturgy in Contemporary Arab Theater and Postdramatic Issues

Manal al-Natour: Women, Memory, and War in Syria: Emerging Dramatic Texts

Mustafa Riad: Al-Masraḥ, the Magazine of Theater Culture: The Phoenix’s Multiple Risings

Nora Amin: El-Warsha: First Independent Egyptian Theater Troupe

Mounira Soliman: Reflections on What Is Unsaid by Scheherazade: From Creativity to Performance

Robert J. C. Young: Fanon, Revolutionary Playwright (Translated by Ramy Amin)

Hoda Wasfi: Theater as Cultural Project (Interview)