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The Arabian nights = Alf laylah wa-laylah

Author: Husain Haddawy; Muhsin Mahdi
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2008 ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work is based on Muhsin Mahdi's reconstruction of the original "Nights". The tales portray a world of magic, wish-fulfilment and pleasure, depicting the marriage of the supernatural to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Husain Haddawy; Muhsin Mahdi
ISBN: 9780393331660 0393331660 0393313670 9780393313673
OCLC Number: 818851815
Description: xxxvi, 518 pages : 1 map ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue: the story of King Shahrayar and Shahrazad, His Vizier's Daughter --
The story of the merchant and the demon --
The story of the fisherman and the demon --
The story of the porter and the three ladies --
The story of the three apples --
The story of the hunchback --
The story of the Nur al-Din Ali ibn-Bakkar and the slave-girl Shams al-Nahar --
The story of the slave-girl Anis al Jalis and Nur al-Din Ali ibn-Khaqan --
The story of Jullanar of the sea.
Other Titles: Arabian nights.
Alf laylah wa-laylah
Responsibility: translated by Husain Haddawy ; based on the text of the fourteenth-century Syrian manuscript ; edited by Muhsin Mahdi.
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[A] distinguished new translation. --Edward Said

 
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