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

There has recently emerged a corpus of critical work that pays attention to women playwrights, directors, and producers. These include Vasudha Dalmia’s Poetics, Plays and Performances: The Politics of Modern Indian Theatre (2006), which devotes one full chapter to playwright-directors of the 1990s in North India; Aparna Dharwadker’s Theatres of Independence: Dram…

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Bhatia, Nandi, “Theater: Plays by Women Playwrights, Directors, and Producers in Islamic Cultures: India”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0700>
First published online: 2011



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