Akbar Ahmed: Two Plays

By: Ahmed, Akbar


Language: English


Noor' is the tale of three brothers attempting to rescue their sister Noor, who has been kidnapped during Ramadan. Each brother represents a different ideological position in the contemporary Islamic world; the play could be set in Baghdad but also in Cairo, Karachi or Kabul.

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Product Details
Language: English
Format: Softcover
Pages: 134pp
Publisher: Saqi, 2009
Product Dimensions: 13 x 21 cm
ISBN-13: 9780863564352
Topic: Theatre - Arabic Plays

"The Trial of Dara Shikoh" tells the story of the eldest son of 17th century Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Heir apparent, Dara Shikoh is a learned scholar with a strong belief in the unity of different faiths: Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Christianity and Judaism.
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