One of the first internationally published overviews of theatrical activity across the Arab World. Includes 160,000 words and over 125 photographs from 22 different Arab countries from Africa to the Middle East.
The Dangerous Lives of Public Performers: dancing, sex, and entertainment in the Islamic world
by Anthony Shay
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- PN2960.I75S53 2014
"Examining performers from the ancient Mediterranean world to the modern Islamic Middle East, including India and Pakistan, Shay explores the careers, artistic performances, and legacies of these individuals who were forced to produce entertainment and art for, and have sex with, any and all patrons."