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Representations: Theater: Malaysia
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Women in a nationalist theater

The representation of Malay/Muslim women in Malaysian theater follows a trajectory similar to that in other postcolonial societies. Traditional forms mix stylistic adventurousness with conservative content, while in the nationalist stream of thea…

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Musa, Helen M., “Representations: Theater: Malaysia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 28 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001434>
First published online: 2012

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