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The Arabian Nights New Deluxe Edition

Author : Muhsin Mahdi
ISBN : 9780393242409
Genre : Fiction
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Now as sumptuously packaged as they are critically acclaimed—a new deluxe trade paperback edition of the beloved stories. The stories of ?The Arabian Nights ?(and stories within stories, and stories within stories within stories) are famously told by the Princess Shahrazad, under the threat of death should the king lose interest in her tale. Collected over the centuries from India, Persia, and Arabia, and ranging from adventure fantasies, vivacious erotica, and animal fables, to pointed Sufi tales, these stories provided the daily entertainment of the medieval Islamic world at the height of its glory. No one knows exactly when a given story originated, and many circulated orally for centuries before being written down; but in the process of telling and retelling, they were modified to reflect the general life and customs of the Arab society that adapted them—a distinctive synthesis that marks the cultural and artistic history of Islam. This translation is of the complete text of the Mahdi edition, the definitive Arabic edition of a fourteenth-century Syrian manuscript, which is the oldest surviving version of the tales and considered to be the most authentic.
Category: Fiction

Sindbad And Other Stories From The Arabian Nights New Deluxe Edition

Author : Muhsin Mahdi
ISBN : 9781324000389
Genre : Fiction
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Now as sumptuously packaged as they are critically acclaimed—new deluxe trade paperback editions of the beloved stories. Husain Haddawy’s rapturously received translation of The Arabian Nights is based on a landmark reconstruction of the earliest extant manuscript version. Readers of this classic will also want to own Sindbad, a collection of four later stories associated with the Arabian Nights tradition, including “Sindbad the Sailor” and “Aladdin and the Magic Lamp.”
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Arabian Nights And Days

Author : Naguib Mahfouz
ISBN : 9781101974711
Genre : Fiction
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The Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz refashions the classic tales of Scheherazade into a novel written in his own imaginative, spellbinding style. Here are genies and flying carpets, Aladdin and Sinbad, Ali Baba, and many other familiar stories from the tradition of The One Thousand and One Nights, made new by the magical pen of the acknowledged dean of Arabic letters, who plumbs their depths for timeless truths.
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The 1001 Arabian Nights

Author : Richard Burton
ISBN : 1375012851
Genre : History
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
Category: History

The Arabian Nights Ii

Author : Husain Haddawy
ISBN : 0393315177
Genre : Literary Collections
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This text contains four later tales from 'The Arabian Nights', in a new translation. The stories, a mixture of magic, humour and love, include 'The Story of Sindbad the Sailor', 'The Story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves', 'The Story of Ala al-din and the Magic Lamp', and 'the Story of Qamar al-Zaman.
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The Arabian Nights

Author : René Bull
ISBN : 9781606600085
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Scheherazade saves herself from execution by distracting Sultan Schah-riar with stories, in a collection illustrated by Renâe Bull.
Category: Juvenile Fiction


Author : Bill Willingham
ISBN : 1401264492
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For the first time in hardcover--Bill Willingham's acclaimed series getsthe deluxe treatment. This volume features "Cubs in Toyland"--the most harrowingepic since the series' inception. When Snow and Bigby's cub receives a Christmasgift from an unknown admirer, her ensuing journey into Toyland takes a turn forthe terrible and Fabletown is left frantic. Author and creator Bill Willingham'scritically acclaimed, award-winning series continues here. Collects FABLES#114-129.

The Arabian Nights Tales From A Thousand And One Nights

Author : Sir Richard Francis Burton
ISBN : 1463524234
Genre : Arabs
File Size : 26.31 MB
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The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights, written by legendary author Richard Burton is widely considered to be one of the greatest classic and historical texts of all time. This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many, The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights is required reading for various courses and curriculums. And for others who simply enjoy reading timeless pieces of classic literature, this gem by Richard Burton is highly recommended. Published by Classic Books International and beautifully produced, The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights would make an ideal gift and it should be a part of everyone's personal library.
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Stories From The Arabian Nights

Author : Laurence Housman
ISBN : LCCN:55003358
Genre : Arabs
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Stories from the Tales of a Thousand and One Nights, including the well-known ones of Ali Baba and the forty thieves and Sinbad the sailor.
Category: Arabs