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One thousand and one nights

Author: Ḥanān Shaykh
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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An evocative reimagining of nineteen tales from the classic story about young queen Shahrazad's efforts to save her life from a brutal husband focuses on female characters at the heart of each tale in a woven sequence that incorporates humor and sensuality.
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Shaykh, Ḥanān, author.
One thousand and one nights.
New York : Pantheon Books, [2013]
(DLC) 2012039272
(OCoLC)753624612
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ḥanān Shaykh
ISBN: 9780307958877 0307958876
OCLC Number: 849739175
Notes: "Originally published ... by Bloomsbury Publishing, London, in 2011"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 288 pages)
Contents: Foreword --
Shahrayar and Shahrazad --
The fisherman and the jinni --
The porter and the three ladies --
The first dervish --
The second dervish --
The third dervish --
The first merchant --
The hunchback --
The mistress of the house's tale --
The doorkeeper's tale --
The shopper's tale --
The reaction of the caliph --
Dalila the wily --
The demon's wife --
The woman and her five lovers --
Budur and Qamar al-Zaman --
Zumurrud and Nur al-Din --
The fourth voyage of Sindbad the sailor --
The resolution of the porter and the three ladies.
Other Titles: Arabian nights.
Responsibility: a retelling by Hanan al-Shaykh ; foreword by Mary Gaitskill.

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An evocative reimagining of nineteen tales from the classic story about young queen Shahrazad's efforts to save her life from a brutal husband focuses on female characters at the heart of each tale in a woven sequence that incorporates humor and sensuality.

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