The Arabian nights : a companion / Robert Irwin

Author(s): Irwin, Robert, 1946-
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Subjects: Arabian nights--Criticism and interpretation
Tales
Middle East
Arabian nights
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: London : Allen Lane, 1994
LC Classification: P, PJ
Physical Description: 344 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
1. Beautiful Infidels 9
2. The Book without Authors 42
3. Oceans of Stories 63
4. The Storyteller's Craft 103
5. Street Entertainments 120
6. Low Life 140
7. Sexual Fictions 159
8. The Universe of Marvels 178
9. Formal Readings 214
10. Children of the Nights 237
Chronology 293
Notes 299
Index 327
Notes: LCCN: gb 94006285
ISBN: 0713991054
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 29791351
ISBN/ISSN: 0713991054