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Theater: Plays by Women Playwrights, Directors, and Producers in Islamic Cultures: United States
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Introduction

This article explores Islamic feminisms in the theatrical work of bicultural American playwrights/performers in the United States from the late twentieth through early twenty-first centuries. It focuses specifically on women whose relationships to Islam are either as religious practice, as cultural heritage, or as allies in intersectional feminist…

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Michael Malek Najjar and Zeina Salame, “Theater: Plays by Women Playwrights, Directors, and Producers in Islamic Cultures: United States”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 12 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002183>
First published online: 2019



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