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Arabian nights : the marvels and wonders of the Thousand and one nights

Author: Jack David Zipes; Richard Francis Burton, Sir
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A : Signet Classic, 1991.
Series: Signet classic, CE 2542
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of tales featuring Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Sinbad told by Scheherazade to save herself from death at the sultan's hands.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack David Zipes; Richard Francis Burton, Sir
ISBN: 0451525426 9780451525420
OCLC Number: 24301371
Description: x, 595 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: A note on the text and the translator --
1. The story of King Shahryar and his brother --
The tale of the ox and the donkey --
2. The tale of the merchant and the jinnee --
The first sheikh's story --
The second sheikh's story --
The third sheikh's story --
3. The fisherman and the jinnee --
The tale of King Yunan and the sage Duban --
The tale of King Sinbad and his falcon --
The tale of the husband and the parrot --
The tale of the prince and the ogress --
The tale of the enchanted prince --
4. The ebony horse --
5. Ali Baba and the forty thieves --
6. Aladdin and the magic lamp --
7. Julnar the mermaid and her son Badar Basim of Persia --
8. The tale about the Thief of Alexandria and the chief of police --
9. Prince Behram and the princess Al-Datma --
10. The tale of the three apples --
The tale of Nur al-Din Ali and his son --
11. The hunchback's tale --
The christian broker's tale --
The steward's tale --
The jewish doctor's tale --
The tailor's tale --
The barber's tale of himself --
The barber's tale of his first brother --
The barber's tale of his second brother --
The barber's tale of his third brother --
The barber's tale of his fourth brother --
The barber's tale of his fifth brother --
The barber's tale of his sixth brother --
The end of the barber's tale --
The end of the hunchback's tale --
12. The hedgehog and the pigeons --
The tale of the merchant and the two thieves --
The tale of the thief and his monkey --
The tale of the foolish weaver --
13. The wily Dalilah and her daughter Zaynab --
14. The tale of Judar and his brothers --
15. Sinbad the seaman and Sinbad the landsman --
The first voyage of Sinbad the seaman --
The second voyage of Sinbad the seaman --
The third voyage of Sinbad the seaman --
The fourth voyage of Sinbad the seaman --
The fifth voyage of Sinbad the seaman --
The sixth voyage of Sinbad the seaman --
The seventh voyage of Sinbad the seaman --
16. Conclusion : The marriage of King Shahryar and Scheherazade --
Afterword --
Glossary --
Bibliography.
Series Title: Signet classic, CE 2542
Other Titles: Arabian nights.
Responsibility: adapted from Richard F. Burton' s unexpurgated translation by Jack Zipes.

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Collection of tales featuring Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Sinbad told by Scheherazade to save herself from death at the sultan's hands.

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