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The Arabian Nights

Alf Laylah Wa-laylah
(Book - 2008 )
The Arabian Nights

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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."
Uniform Title: Arabian nights
Title: The Arabian Nights
Alf laylah wa-laylah
Publisher: New York :, W W Norton & Co Inc,, 2008, c1990
Characteristics: xxxvi, 518 p. :,map ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: translated by Husain Haddawy ; based on the text of the fourteenth-century Syrian manuscript edited by Muhsin Mahdi
Notes: First published as a Norton paperback: New York : W W Norton & Co Inc, 1995
Contents: Prologue: the story of King Shahrayar and Shahrazad, His Vizier's Daughter
The story of the merchant and the demon
The story of the fisherman and the demon
The story of the porter and the three ladies
The story of the three apples
The story of the hunchback
The story of the Nur al-Din Ali ibn-Bakkar and the slave-girl Shams al-Nahar
The story of the slave-girl Anis al Jalis and Nur al-Din Ali ibn-Khaqan
The story of Jullanar of the sea
Additional Contributors: Haddawy, Husain
Mahdi, Muhsin
Alternate Title: Alf laylah wa-laylah
Alternate Title (Original Script): الف ليلة وليلة
ISBN: 9780393331660
Branch Call Number: FICTION ARABIAN 2008
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