The session of "contemporary play writing .. the site of pens" held yesterday within the activities of "Al Ayam" with the participation of the writers: Egyptian Rasha Abdel Moneim and Kuwaiti Fatami Al-Attar, several questions posed by the director of the novelist Fathia Al -Nimr in terms of dismantling the term "feminist" AND the number of female writers compared to male writers, not to mention the reasons for the scarcity of women's pens in the theater compared to female writers in the various literary fields and the location of women's literary production Arab and theatrical compared to its global counterpart?
Fatami al-Attar began her role "Tawfiq al-Hakim's" Theater of Feminist Writers Between Impressions and Experiences ":" A woman's mind if he died and died, the mind of the whole nation dried up and died. "
Al-Attar went on to ask about the reasons behind this gender classification of female writing, as if everything written by men were the origin of the human heritage, which of course applies to the playwright as a male writing compared to female writers. In rank less than man.
Under the title 'Experience and Professionalism', Attar referred to what the Lebanese critic and writer Abdel-Majid Zarkat, about the process of producing self-produced texts, which overlaps with various psychological and social factors.
Rasha Abdel Moneim spoke about the reality of the feminist writings in the Egyptian theater, noting that women's pens have historically contributed to the theater in writing and criticism, since they represent different sensibilities, distinct, aesthetic and developmental in the treatment of women's issues, but they do not pay attention and encouragement.
Abdel Moneim discussed the challenges faced by feminist writers in the theater talking about cultural policies aimed at empowering women in the public sphere and policies that support women in the theater in particular, adding that it is unfair to compare the playwright with the poet or novelist, The Great the role of theater as a cultural industry in Egypt, which necessarily reflects the status of women writers, and that women primarily deal with intimate themes related to the feminine nature, and use metaphorical women differently.