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The Arabian nights in transnational perspective

Author: Ulrich Marzolph
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, ©2007.
Series: Series in fairy-tale studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At a meeting at Herzog August Library in Germany, scholars presented their work on transnational aspects of ""Arabian Nights"". This text collects their papers, whose topics range from history of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Arabian nights in transnational perspective.
Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608324390
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ulrich Marzolph
ISBN: 9780814332870 0814332870
OCLC Number: 77116973
Description: xvi, 362 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: I. Galland's translation and its "continuation": 1. Galland's 'Ali Baba' and other Arabic versions / Aboubakr Chraïbi --
2. Further considerations on Galland's Mille et une Nuits: a study of the tales told by Hannâ / Sylvette Larzul --
3. Jacques Cazotte, his hero Xaïloun, and Hamîda the Kaslân: a unique feature of Cazotte's 'continuation' of the Arabian Nights and a newly discovered Arabic source that inspired his novel on Xaïloun / Joseph Sadan --
II. Texts and contexts of the Arabian Nights: 4. Creativity, random selection, and pia fraus: observations on compilation and transmission of the Arabian Nights / Heinz Grotzfeld --
5. Slave-girl lost and regained: transformations of a story / Geert Jan van Gelder --
6. Siblings in Alf laylah wa-laylah / Hasan El-Shamy --
7. Political thought in The Thousand and One Nights / Robert Irwin --
III. Framing as form and meaning: 8. The teacher and the taught: structures and meaning in the Arabian Nights and the Panchatantra / Sadhana Naithani --
9. Framing in narrative / Lee Haring --
IV. Translation, adaptation, and reception: 10. The Arabian Nights in the Kuokoa, a nineteenth-century Hawaiian newspaper: reflections on the politics of translation / Cristina Bacchilega, Noelani Arista --
11. Alfu Lela Ulela: The Thousand and One Nights in Swahili-speaking East Africa / Thomas Geider --
12. The Thousand and One Nights in Turkish: translations, adaptations, and issues / Hande A. Birkalan-Gedik --
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13. The Persian nights: links between the Arabian Nights and Iranian culture / Ulrich Marzolph --
14. The Arabian Nights, visual culture, and early German cinema / Donald Haase --
15. Shahrazâd is one of us: practical narrative, theoretical discussion, and feminist discourse / Susanne Enderwitz --
V. The Arabian Nights in international oral tradition: 16. In and out of the Arabian Nights: memories of Oriental tales in Sicilian folklore / Francesca Maria Corrao --
17. The Arabian Nights in Greece: a comparative survey of Greek oral tradition / Marilena Papachristophorou --
18. Alf layla fârsi in performance: Afghanistan, 1975 / Margaret A. Mills --
19. The tale of 'Aladdin and the Magic Lamp' in Balochi oral tradition / Sabir Badalkhan.
Series Title: Series in fairy-tale studies.
Responsibility: edited by Ulrich Marzolph.
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