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El Guindi, Yussef (1960–) By Hammouda, Sally

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1260-1
Published: 01/10/2016
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Yussef El Guindi is an Egyptian/Arab-American playwright. He was born in Egypt, educated in London, and is currently a resident of Seattle, USA. He received his BA degree from the American University in Cairo and MFA in Playwriting from Carnegie-Mellon University. He writes about cultural and political collisions of ethnic minorities, especially Arab-Americans. Most of his plays are about Arab-Americans trying to fit into the American way of life and some of the clashes that arise as a result.

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Hammouda, Sally. "El Guindi, Yussef (1960–)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 6 Feb. 2023 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1260-1

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