Author:Rizwanur Rahman & Syed Akhtar Husain (Eds)

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Essays on the Arabian Nights

By: Rizwanur Rahman & Syed Akhtar Husain (Eds)

Price: $36.99

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2015

Seller ID: 701584

ISBN: 9789384082000

Condition: New


Essays on The Arabian Nights or The One Thousand and One Nights revisits this classic text in translations as well as reassesses its impact on world literature. Scholars from India and abroad have discussed the Tamil, Russian, Sanskrit, Urdu, Japanese, Malayalam, English, Turkish and Malaysian versions of these stories which have enchanted generations of storytellers and listeners. Dealing with human foibles, fallacies, infidelities and desires, the stories truly capture the varied layers of human existence. Refusing to see it merely in stereotypical terms of East v West the contributors o... View more info