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Published: 13 November 2008

352 Pages | 2 black-and-white halftones, musical samples


ISBN: 9780199554157

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The Arabian Nights in Historical Context

Between East and West

Saree Makdisi and Felicity Nussbaum

  • Reassesses the influence of The Arabian Nights in Enlightenment and Romantic literature, the nature of 'Orientalism', and the text's vigorous after-life in the contemporary Arabic novel
  • With contributions from an impressive line-up of eminent scholars from across the world
  • Includes an extensive bibliography of scholarship on The Arabian Nights and lists editions

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