1st Edition

Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of A. J. Arberry



ISBN 9781138203310
Published August 31, 2016 by Routledge
1510 Pages

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Book Description

A. J. Arberry is one of Britain’s most distinguished and celebrated Orientalist scholars. This set contains five of Professor Arberry’s works:

  • Scheherezade: Tales from the Thousand and One Nights (1953)
  • The Seven Odes: The First Chapter in Arabic literature (1957)
  • Classical Persian Literature (1958)
  • The Romance of the Rubaiìyatì (1959)
  • Oriental Essays: Portraits of Seven Scholars (1960)
  • More Tales from the Masnavi (1963).

These titles include translations of key middle-eastern texts and informative works on Persian literature as well as the European scholars that paved the way for 20th century Orientalist study.

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

Table of Contents

1. Scheherezade: Tales from the Thousand and One Nights translated by A. J. Arberry 2. The Seven Odes: The First Chapter in Arabic literature translated by A. J. Arberry 3. Classical Persian Literature by A. J. Arberry 4. The Romance of the Rubaiìyatì edited by A. J. Arberry 5. Oriental Essays: Portraits of Seven Scholars by A. J. Arberry 6. More Tales from the Masnavi translated by A. J. Arberry

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