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Story-telling techniques in the Arabian nights

Author: David Pinault
Publisher: Leiden ; New York : Brill, 1992.
Series: Studies in Arabic literature, v. 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work comprises a literary comparison of surviving alternative versions of selected narrative-cycles from the Nights. Pinault draws on the published Arabic editions--especially Bulaq, MacNaghten, and the fourteenth-century Galland text recently edited by Mahdi--as well as unpublished Arabic manuscripts from libraries in France and North Africa.
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Pinault, David.
Story-telling techniques in the Arabian nights.
Leiden ; New York : Brill, 1992
(OCoLC)647073290
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Pinault
ISBN: 9004095306 9789004095304 9004095276 9789004095274
OCLC Number: 24213160
Description: xi, 262 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Studies in Arabic literature, v. 15.
Responsibility: by David Pinault.

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