Arabian Nights

The collection of stories known as the Arabian Nights is also often called One Thousand and One Nights.

Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights

The collection of stories known as the Arabian Nights is also often called One Thousand and One Nights. This group of folk stories was originally compiled in Arabic. This collection includes Aladdin and the Magic Lamp, the Story of Sinbad the Voyager, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves and other lesser-known but still wonderful tales for children and adults alike. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes

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In Arabian Nights
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Tahir Shah
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-26 - Publisher: Bantam

Tahir Shah’s The Caliph’s House, describing his first year in Casablanca, was hailed by critics and compared to such travel classics as A Year in Provence and Under the Tuscan Sun. Now Shah takes us deeper into the heart of this exotic and magical land to uncover mysteries that have
Alone in Arabian Nights
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Sirdar Ikbal Ali Shah
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Octagon Press

This ...most extraordinary book contrasts travels in the Middle East undertaken by the author in the 1930's and the 1960's. Selling trinkets in Port Sudan, interviewing criminals in Port Said or living as a penniless dervish are not activities generally associated with those more normally styled as 'His Sublime Highness'.
Story-Telling Techniques in the Arabian Nights
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: David Pinault
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: BRILL

This work comprises a literary comparison of surviving alternative versions of selected narrative-cycles from the "Nights." Pinault draws on the published Arabic editions - especially Bulaq, MacNaghten, and the fourteenth-century Galland text recently edited by Mahdi - as well as unpublished Arabic manuscripts from libraries in France and North Africa.
The Arabian Nights Encyclopedia
Language: en
Pages: 921
Authors: Ulrich Marzolph, Richard van Leeuwen, Hassan Wassouf
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

The most comprehensive treatment of the Arabian Nights ever published, with more than 800 detailed encyclopedic entries and a wealth of authoritative essays and resources. * Includes 800+ encyclopedic entries covering all aspects of the Arabian Nights * Begins with a fascinating introduction and a variety of essays by renowned
The Arabian Nights in English Literature
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Peter L. Caracciolo
Categories: Arab countries
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher:

A collection of essays which attempts to chart the influence of Arabian stories on English literature since Chaucer's day. In the tales of Scheherezade, the contributors claim, lie some of the origins of genres such as the novel, detective story and science fiction.

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