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Scheherezade : Tales from the Thousand and One Nights (Hardcover) (A. J. Arberry)

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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.

Number of Pages: 224
Genre: Literary Criticism, Social Science
Series Title: Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of A. J. Arberry
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: A. J. Arberry
Language: English
Street Date: October 8, 2016
TCIN: 51570720
UPC: 9781138215535
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-7589
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