Routledge Revivals: Scheherezade (1953): Tales from the Thousand and One Nights, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Routledge Revivals: Scheherezade (1953)

Tales from the Thousand and One Nights, 1st Edition

By A. J. Arberry

Routledge

220 pages

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Description

First published in 1953, this translation of part of the Arabian Nights by A. J. Arberry offers four famous stories in modern idiom: Aladdin, Judar, Aboukir and Abousir, and the Amorous Goldsmith. The introduction provides a brief analysis of earlier translations of the tales and explains their value as indicators of the society in which they were written.

This work will be of interest to those studying Middle-Eastern literature and history.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp; Judar and his Brothers; Aboukir and Abousir; The Amorous Gouldsmith

About the Series

Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of A. J. Arberry

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT004220
LITERARY CRITICISM / Middle Eastern
LIT022000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies