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The thousand and one nights : space, travel and transformation

Author: Richard van Leeuwen
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Routledge studies in Middle Eastern literatures, 15.
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This book examines The Thousand and One Nights in terms of the tales' narrative and in particular using the idea of the journey and mobility as a tool to understanding the work.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Leeuwen, Richard van.
Thousand and one nights.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
(DLC) 2006014066
(OCoLC)67922361
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard van Leeuwen
ISBN: 9780203961247 0203961242
OCLC Number: 85378505
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (161 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Travelling, boundaries and narratives --
Roads to power --
Night and day : the two faces of man --
Marginality, individuality and the traveller --
The spirit of place --
The domains of love --
Magic and the logic of narrative space --
Some conclusions.
Series Title: Routledge studies in Middle Eastern literatures, 15.
Responsibility: Richard van Leeuwen.
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Discussing themes of space and travel in the tales of "The Thousand and One Nights", this book shows how they are used not only as a setting in which the story unfolds, but also as the dynamic force  Read more...

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