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The man of wiles in popular Arabic literature : a study of a medieval Arab hero

Author: M C Lyons
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2012], ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Man of Wiles appears in every hero cycle within classical Arabic literature - proof of his popularity with the audiences of Arab story-tellers. This study sets out in detail the lives of these  Read more...

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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Lyons, M.C. (Malcolm Cameron).
Man of wiles in popular Arabic literature.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2012], ©2012
(OCoLC)757931287
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M C Lyons
ISBN: 9780748645039 0748645039 9780748654208 0748654208 9780748689484 0748689486
OCLC Number: 795707218
Language Note: In English; occasional phrases in Old French with English translations.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 254 pages)
Responsibility: Malcolm C. Lyons.

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