An Anthology of Israeli Drama for the New Millennium (Studies in Theatre Arts S. No. 28)

An Anthology of Israeli Drama for the New Millennium (Studies in Theatre Arts S. No. 28)

By: Michael Taub (author)Hardback

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This book is a collection of Israeli plays translated into English and published for the first time. These new works covers the period of the 1990s, which is where the plays in the author's previous collections left off. These plays have now become classics. They have not only been chosen for their popularity, but for how they touch on burning issues of the day including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, religious fanaticism and the post-Zionist ideology of current Israeli society.

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About Author

Dr. Michael Taub received his B.A. from Brooklyn College, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A native of Romania, he lived in Israel in the 1960s and briefly in the 1980s. He is currently an adjunct professor of Liberal Studies at Purchase College. He has taught at Binghamton University, Vassar College, Cornell University, New York University and Rutgers University. Dr. Taub is the author of Modern Israeli Drama (Heinemann, 1993) and Israeli Holocaust Drama (Syracuse, 1996) as well as the co-author with Joel Shatzky of Contemporary Jewish-American Novelists (Greenwood, 1997) and Contemporary Jewish-American Dramatists and Poets (Greenwood, 1999).

Contents

Preface, Acknowledgments, Introduction; Hanoch Levin: Everybody Wants to Live, 1985; Motti Lerner: Exile in Jerusalem, 1990; Ilan Hatzor: Masked Faces, 1991; Yigal Even-Or: Fleischer, 1993; Joshua Sobol: Village, 1997; Edna Mazya: The Rebels, 1998; Appendix

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780773463073
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 460
  • ID: 9780773463073
  • ISBN10: 0773463070

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