The Issue of War and Its Representations in the Iraqi theatrical (Selected models)

  • Adnan Al-Mashakbeh The University of Jordan - Jordan
  • Yahya Issa The University of Jordan - Jordan
  • Marianna Al-Alawnah Ministry of Education - Jordan
  • fuad Khasawneh The University of Jordan - Jordan

Abstract

This study aimed to identify the issue of war and its representations in theatrical text through addressing the concept of war in philosophy and literature. This issue is one of the most complex human issues. It was represented by the plays of a few authors in the Western Theater. The issue of war appeared in the text of the Arab theater, especially in the Iraqi theater, as a significant practice. It is noted that the playwrights in Iraq have expressed their position committed to the issues of their homeland, and in accordance with the life and hopes and aspirations of Iraqi people in all social classes. The researcher in his study applied descriptive analytical method, where this study conveys new impacts on the performance arts and its criticism on the individual and institutional levels.

Keywords: War, Greek Theater, Contemporary Theater, Arab Theater.

Published
2022-04-01
How to Cite
Al-Mashakbeh, A., Issa , Y., Al-Alawnah, M., & Khasawneh, fuad. (2022). The Issue of War and Its Representations in the Iraqi theatrical (Selected models). Jordan Journal of Applied Science-Humanities Series, 31(2), 115-127. https://doi.org/10.35192/jjoas-h.v31i2.265