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Arabian nights. Volume II : more marvels and wonders of the Thousand and one nights

Author: Jack David Zipes; Richard Francis Burton, Sir
Publisher: New York : Signet Classic, ©1999.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack David Zipes; Richard Francis Burton, Sir
ISBN: 0451527496 9780451527493
OCLC Number: 42878980
Description: x, 419 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: A note on the text --
1. The Caliph's night adventure --
The story of the blind man, Baba Abdullah --
The story of Sidi Nu'uman --
The story of Khwajah Hasan al-Habbal --
2. The porter and the three ladies of Baghdad --
The first calender's tale --
The second calender's tale --
The tale of the envier and the envied --
The third calender's tale --
The eldest sister's tale --
The doorkeeper's tale --
3. The sleeper and the waker --
The story of the scoundrel and the cook --
4. The craft and malice of women, or The tale of the king, his son, his concubine, and the seven viziers --
The king and his vizier's wife --
The confectioner, his wife, and the parrot --
The fuller and his son --
The rake's trick against the chaste wife --
The miser and the loaves of bread --
The lady and her two lovers --
The king's son and the ogress --
The drop of honey --
The woman who made her husband sift dirt --
The enchanted spring --
The vizier's son and the hammam-keeper's wife --
The wife's plan to cheat her husband --
The goldsmith and the cashmere singing girl --
The man who never laughed during the rest of his days --
The king's son and the merchant's wife --
The page who pretended to know the speech of birds --
The lady and her five suitors --
The three wishes, or The man who longed to see the night of power --
The stolen necklace --
The two pigeons --
The house with the belvedere --
The sandalwood merchant and the thieves --
The womanizer and the three-year-old child --
The stolen purse --
The fox and the folk --
5. Abdullah the fisherman and Abdullah the merman --
6. The tale of Zayan al-Asnam --
7. The ten viziers, or The story of King Azadbakht and his son --
The story of the merchant who lost his luck --
The tale of the merchant and his sons --
The story of Abu Sabir --
The story of Prince Bihzad --
The story of King Dadbin and his viziers --
The story of King Bakhtzaman --
The story of King Bihzard --
The story of Aylan Shah and Abu Tammam --
The story of King Ibrahim and his son --
The story of King Sulayman Shah and his niece --
The story of the prisoner and how Allah granted him relief --
8. The tale of Al-Malik al-Nasir and the three chiefs of police --
The story of the chief of police of Cairo --
The tale of the chief of the Bulak police --
The story of the chief of the Forstat police --
The thief and the money changer --
The chief of the Kus police and the highway man --
9. Fables --
The mouse and the cat --
The fish and the crab --
The crow and the serpent --
The wild ass and the jackal --
The crows and the hawk --
The spider and the wind --
The jackals and the wolf The partridge and the tortoises --
Afterword --
Glossary --
Other Titles: Arabian nights.
Responsibility: adapted from Richard F. Burton's unexpurgated translation by Jack Zipes.


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