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The Arabian nights

Author: Husain Haddawy; Muhsin Mahdi; Daniel Heller-Roazen
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2010.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Twenty-eight tales from The Arabian Nights translated by Husain Haddawy on the basis of the oldest existing Arabic manuscript. Few works of literature are as familiar and beloved as The Arabian Nights, yet few remain also as unknown. In English, The Arabian Nights is a literary work of relatively recent date - the first versions of the tales appeared in English barely two hundred years ago. The tales are accompanied  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Husain Haddawy; Muhsin Mahdi; Daniel Heller-Roazen
ISBN: 9780393928082 039392808X
OCLC Number: 154706774
Language Note: Translated from the Arabic.
Description: xv, 523 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The text of The Arabian nights --
Contexts. A ninth-century fragment of the Thousand nights / Anonymous --
Meadows of gold (Murūj al-Dhahah) / Al Mas'ūdī --
The Fihrist / Ibn Isḥāq al-Nadīm --
The thousand-and-second tale of Scheherazade / Edgar Allan Poe --
From Remembrance of things past / Marcel Proust --
From The dreams of Scheherazade / Tāḥā Ḥusayn --
Criticism. A thousand and one nights / Hugo von Hofmannsthal --
The origins of The Arabian nights / Josef Horovitz --
The translators of The thousand and one nights / Jorge Luis Borges --
The thousand and one nights in European culture / Francesco Gabrieli --
From The art of story-telling / Mia Irene Gerhardt --
Narrative-men / Tzvetan Todorov --
A comic romance from The thousand and one nights : The tale of two viziers / Andras Hamori --
Neglected conclusions of the Arabian nights : gleanings in forgotten and overlooked recensions / Heinz Grotzfeld --
Madness and cure in the 1001 nights / Jerome W. Clinton --
The eye and the needle / Abdelfattah Kilito --
Story-telling techniques in The Arabian nights / David Pinault --
The Arabian nights : a chronology.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Other Titles: Arabian nights.
Responsibility: the Husain Haddawy translation ; based on the text edited by Muhsin Mahdi ; contexts, criticism, selected and edited by Daniel Heller-Roazen.

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This Norton Critical Edition includes twenty-eight tales from The Arabian Nights translated by Husain Haddawy on the basis of the oldest existing Arabic manuscript.  Read more...

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