1st Edition

Routledge Revivals: Scheherezade (1953)
Tales from the Thousand and One Nights

ISBN 9781138215542
Published February 27, 2018 by Routledge
220 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1953, this translation of part of the Arabian Nights by A. J. Arberry offers four famous stories in modern idiom: Aladdin, Judar, Aboukir and Abousir, and the Amorous Goldsmith. The introduction provides a brief analysis of earlier translations of the tales and explains their value as indicators of the society in which they were written.

This work will be of interest to those studying Middle-Eastern literature and history.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp; Judar and his Brothers; Aboukir and Abousir; The Amorous Gouldsmith

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