The Arabian Nights reader / edited by Ulrich Marzolph

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Subjects: Arabian nights
Arabian nights
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c2006
Series: Series in fairy-tale studies
LC Classification: P, PJ
Physical Description: xvi, 373 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Authors: Marzolph, Ulrich
Notes: LCCN: 2006001977
ISBN: 0814332595 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780814332597
EAN: 9780814332597
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The growth of scholarly interest in the Arabian nights / Muhsin Jassim Ali -- A ninth-century fragment of the "Thousand nights": new light on the early history of the Arabian nights / Nabia Abbott -- The oldest documentary evidence for the title Alf laila wa-laila / Solomon D. Goitein -- Neglected conclusions of the Arabian nights: gleanings in forgotten and overlooked recensions / Heinz Grotzfeld -- The age of the Galland manuscript of the Nights: numismatic evidence for dating a manuscript? / Heinz Grotzfeld -- The sources of Galland's Nuits / Muhsin Mahdi -- Greek form elements in the Arabian Nights / Gustave E. von Grunebaum -- Romance as genre in The thousand and one nights / Peter Heath -- Narrative-men / Tzvetan Todorov -- An analysis of the "Tale of the three apples" from The thousand and one nights / Roger Allen -- Historical and mythical Baghdad in the tale of ʻAli b. Bakkār and Shams al-Nahār, or the resurgence of the imaginary / Jamel Eddine Bencheikh -- The monstrous births of "Aladdin" / Michael Cooperson -- An allegory from the Arabian nights: the city of brass / Andras Hamori -- From history to fiction: the tale told by the king's steward / Muhsin Mahdi -- Sinbad the Sailor: a commentary on the ethics of violence / Peter D. Molan -- Shahrazād feminist / Fedwa Malti-douglas
OCLC Number: 63117036
ISBN/ISSN: 0814332595
9780814332597
9780814332597