Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 January 2012

264 Pages

ISBN: 9780748645022

Bookseller Code (06)

The Man of Wiles in Popular Arabic Literature

A Study of a Medieval Arab Hero

M. C. Lyons

Published by Edinburgh University Press

The Man of Wiles appears in every hero cycle within classical Arabic literature - proof of his popularity with the audiences of Arab story-tellers. This study sets out in detail the lives of these men for those who cannot access the original texts.