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Theater: Representations: India and Pakistan
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This entry focuses on street performance in India and Pakistan that addresses issues of women, gender, and Islamic culture. The analysis provides a discussion of (1) the ways street plays become a site for knowledge production and civic activism through critical performance pedagogy; (2) the eclectic form and …

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Garlough, Christine, “Theater: Representations: India and Pakistan”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 02 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001459>
First published online: 2013

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