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Arabian Nights

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ISBN-10: 039392808X

ISBN-13: 9780393928082

Edition: 2009

Authors: Husain Haddawy, Daniel Heller-Roazen, Daniel Heller-roazen, Muhsin Mahdi, Muhsin Mahdi

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List price: $16.52
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/28/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

Preface
A Note on the Text
The Text of The Arabian Nights
Foreword
Prologue
[The Story of King Shahrayar and Shahrazad, His Vizier's Daughter]
[The Tale of the Ox and the Donkey]
[The Tale of the Merchant and His Wife]
[The Story of the Merchant and the Demon]
[The First Old Man's Tale]
[The Second Old Man's Tale]
[The Tale of King Yunan and the Sage Duban]
[The Tale of the Husband and the Parrot]
[The Tale of the King's Son and the She-Ghoul]
[The Tale of the Enchanted King]
[The Story of the Porter and the Three Ladies]
[The First Dervish's Tale]
[The Second Dervish's Tale]
[The Tale of the Envious and the Envied]
[The Third Dervish's Tale]
[The Tale of the First Lady, the Mistress of the House]
[The Tale of the Second Lady, the Flogged One]
[The Story of the Three Apples]
[The Story of the Two Viziers, Nur al-Din Ali al-Misri and Bar al-Din Hasan al-Basri]
[The Story of the Hunchback]
[The Christian Broker's Tale: The Young Man with the Severed Hand and the Girl]
[The Steward's Tale: The Young Man from Baghdad and Lady Zubaida's Maid]
[The Tailor's Tale: The Lame Young Man from Baghdad and the Barber]
[The Tale of the Second Brother, Baqbaqa the Paraplegic]
[The Tale of the Fifth Brother, the Cropped of Ears]
[The Story of Jullanar of the Sea]
[The Story of Sindbad the Sailor]
Contexts
Early Witnesses
Anonymous • A Ninth-Century Fragment of the Thousand Nights
Meadows of Gold (Muruj al-Dhahab)
The Fihrist
Modern Echoes
The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade
From Remembrance of Things Past
From The Dreams of Scheherazade
Criticism
A Thousand and One Nights
The Origins of The Arabian Nights
The Translators of The Thousand and One Nights
The Thousand and One Nights in European Culture
From The Art of Story-Telling
Narrative Men
A Comic Romance from The Thousand and One Nights: The Tale of Two Viziers
Neglected Conclusions of The Arabian Nights
Madness and Cure in the 1001 Nights
The Eye and the Needle
Story-Telling Techniques in The Arabian Nights
The Arabian Nights: A Chronology
Selected Bibliography