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Mock Courts and the Pakistani Bhānḍ

Mock Courts and the Pakistani Bhānḍ Abstract: Munir Hussain (b. 1949), a prominent bhānḍ (wandering comic), playfully teases at the mise-en-scène of Pakistani politics. This contemporary performer in his anecdotes in performances at weddings draws on the long comedic tradition to form a vibrant critique of the present sociopolitical scenario. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Theatre Journal University of Hawai'I Press

Mock Courts and the Pakistani Bhānḍ

Asian Theatre Journal , Volume 25 (2) – Nov 7, 2008

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Abstract

Abstract: Munir Hussain (b. 1949), a prominent bhānḍ (wandering comic), playfully teases at the mise-en-scène of Pakistani politics. This contemporary performer in his anecdotes in performances at weddings draws on the long comedic tradition to form a vibrant critique of the present sociopolitical scenario.

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Asian Theatre JournalUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Nov 7, 2008

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