Wajdah

Title

Wajdah

Description

This manuscript is a play in four acts that follows the life of a Yemeni Princess named Wajdah. Wajdah is the heroine of the play and a 17th century princess who converts to Islam, which leads to challenges in reconciling faith and reason. There is more conflict in her life when her infant son disappears. This drama is described as one that may be a first in the portrayal of a defiant Arab woman to the English reader. Posthumously published in 2001 as "Wajdah."

Creator

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Rights

Donor retains full ownership of any and all copyright currently controlled in agreement with Khayrallah Center. Nonexclusive right to authorize all uses of these materials for non-commercial research, scholarly, or other educational purposes are granted to Khayrallah Center pursuant to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA).

Format

Text/pdf

Language

Type

Text

Identifier

Rihani2018AR49

Files

https://www.dropbox.com/s/kgcrppzf22aeck2/AR49 PDF.pdf

Citation

Ameen Rihani, “Wajdah,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed September 23, 2021, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/40889.