Routledge Revivals: Scheherezade (1953): Tales from the Thousand and One Nights

1st Edition

A. J. Arberry

Routledge
Published April 6, 2018
Reference - 220 Pages
ISBN 9781138215542 - CAT# Y290999
Series: Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of A. J. Arberry

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Summary

First published in 1953, this translation of part of the Arabian Nights by A. J. Arberry offers four famous stories in modern idiom: Aladdin, Judar, Aboukir and Abousir, and the Amorous Goldsmith. The introduction provides a brief analysis of earlier translations of the tales and explains their value as indicators of the society in which they were written.

This work will be of interest to those studying Middle-Eastern literature and history.

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