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Stories from the Thousand and one nights (the Arabian nights" entertainments) Translated by Edward William Lane, rev. by Stanley Lane-Poole, with introd., notes and illus.

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Published by P.F. Collier in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe Harvard classics
ContributionsLane, Edward William, 1801-1876, Lane-Poole, Stanley, 1854-1931
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAC1 A4
The Physical Object
Pagination460p.
Number of Pages460
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24140208M

  The stories of One Thousand and One Nights are among the world's most famous works of literature. They start with a king who discovers that his . The story collection known as The Thousand and One Nights has long been considered a treasure-house of literary styles and genres—not surprising because it was compiled over a period of several centuries, and it incorporates material from Arab, Persian, Turkish, Greek, and Indian sources. Medieval audiences enjoyed a good scare as much as anybody, so—mixed in with the Nights’ adventures.

The end of every tale in The One Thousand and One Nights consists of a ‘disappearance’ of destiny, which sinks back to the somnolence of daily life The protagonist of the stories is in fact destiny itself. ” Though invisible, fate may be considered a leading character in the One Thousand and One Nights.[28]. About One Thousand and One Nights. Gathered and passed down over the centuries from India, Persia, and across the Arab world, the mesmerizing stories of One Thousand and One Nights tell of the real and the supernatural, love and marriage, power and punishment, wealth and poverty, and the endless trials and uncertainties of fate. They are related by the beautiful, wise, young Shahrazad, who.

Nights The story of the city of brass. Nights The story of Jullanar of the sea. Appendix. The story of 'Ala-ed-Din and the wonderful lamp --The story of 'Ali Baba and the forty thieves. Series Title: Harvard classics, v. Other Titles: Arabian nights. Thousand and one nights Arabian nights' entertainments: Responsibility.   The book "a thousand nights and a night" is a collection of stories from India, Iran, Iraq, and the Egypt of the Levant written in Arabic. These stories were published in the golden Islamic.


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Stories from the Thousand and one nights (the Arabian nights" entertainments) Translated by Edward William Lane, rev. by Stanley Lane-Poole, with introd., notes and illus Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Thousand and One Nights, collection of largely Middle Eastern and Indian stories of uncertain date and authorship. Its tales of Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Sindbad the Sailor have almost become part of Western folklore, though these were added to the collection only in.

One Thousand and One Nights (also often called Arabian Nights) is a collection of Middle Eastern folk tales. The book uses the story of Scheherazade as a framing device. This list is for retellings of stories that appear in One Thousand and One Nights.

Overview. Tales from the Thousand and One Nights, also known as One Thousand and One Nights, is a collection of interconnected stories, an amalgamation of Arab, Persian, Indian, and other fairytales which were reshaped and retold by storytellers throughout the medieval Islamic tales are akin to a Russian Matryoshka doll in that they begin with one story which leads the reader to a.

The stories are rich with adventure and fantasy. Mr Dawood does an excellent job of keeping the stories down-to-earth and entertaining. Those who enjoy cryptic, esoteric literature will enjoy losing themselves in the intertwining stories of this book. With a simplistic style of story-telling, it is still intricate enough to keep one immersed/5(96).

One Thousand and One Nights has an Indian-Persian core and Egyptian-Bagdad stories. The book begins with a Persian book of fairytales “Thousand Stories” that was translated into Arabic in the 9th century under the title “Thousand Nights”.

Some new stories were added in the translation, and some of them were adapted to Islam. During the. Stories from The Thousand and One Nights book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Harvard Classics Volume 16 is part of a 51 /5(14).

The Emperor brought some of his best men to write her stories down and today they are known under the name “One Thousand and One Nights“. Genre: story. Place: sea and islands. Time: undefined but it is assumed that it’s summer because they mention certain fruits. Book Summary. The Origins of the Arabian Nights Arabian Nights, more properly known as One Thousand and One Nights is a collection of Middle Eastern and South Asian stories and folk tales, compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden period lasted from the eighth century to the thirteenth century, when much of the Arabic-speaking world experienced a scientific, economic, and cultural flourishing.

This book provides 3 Classic Children Stories from Arabian Nights, also called one thousand and one nights. The of the most popular stories, Sinbad the Sailor, Ali Baba and the Forty Theives, and Alladin, are featured in this text, edited by William Patten. Download PDF One Thousand And One Nights book full free.

One Thousand And One Nights available for download and read online in other formats. PDF Book Download Consisting of One Thousand and One Stories, Told by the Sultaness of the Indies Containing a Familiar Account of the Customs, Manners, and Religion of the Eastern Nations.

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The Thousand and One Nights (Alf Layla Wa-Layla) (2 Vols.): The Classic Edition () (English and Arabic Edition) Muhsin Mahdi.

Paperback. 8 offers from $ The Travels of Ibn Battuta: A Guided Arabic Reader (Arabic Edition) David DiMeo. out of 5 stars 3. Author: Ghada Bualuan. “One Thousand and One Nights” is an Arab book of stories that contains legends, stories, anecdotes and others.

There are many stories written in verse and characterized like art. There are many dialogues and monologs, Turkish loanwords and archaism. A gloriously illustrated collection of the most enchanting stories from ‘The Thousand and One Nights’.

From the adventures of Sinbad and Aladdin, to tales of genies and magical lands, children will be enchanted by these stories of magic and wonder. Beautifully designed and with a ribbon marker, this gorgeous book makes a gift to be treasured.

With roots predominantly in Iran and India, The Thousand and One Nights—derived from the Middle Persian text Hezar Afsan (A Thousand Tales)—is a compendium of stories.

Harvard Classics, Vol. 16 Stories from the Thousand and One Nights Translated by Edward William Lane Revised by Stanley Lane-Poole The desperate entertainments of a wife delaying execution by her husband, this translation of 42 stories from a much larger collection has become the most well-known of folk tales for younger readers: Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp, the Voyages of Sinbad, and Ali.

One Thousand and One Nights is a compilation of the stories from the era of Islamic Golden Age. The book has stories from the region of Middle East and has fold tales of the region.

The English Version of the book is often called as Arabian Nights.4/5. Specially designed for students of Arabic, this textbook presents a selection of authentic Arabian Night stories in simplified language providing learners of Modern Standard Arabic access to this classic of Arabic literature.

Each story is fully supported by a range of comprehension, vocabulary-building, grammar reinforcement activities and exercises as well as an audio version of the story.

Mr. Lane's arguments in favour of the collective "Thousand and One Nights" being an individual work, and not one of many similar collections, seem to me to be conclusive: not the least important of these is the fact that no similar collection is known to exist, nor is mentioned by any Arab author, with the sole exception of the old "Thousand.

The One Thousand and One Nights, or the Arabian Nights, as it is also known, is constructed as a “frame story” to which all the other tales are subsequently added. The tales themselves come in a very wide variety of genres, including fables, adventures, mysteries, love-stories, dramas, comedies, tragedies, horror stories, poems, burlesque.

“THE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS” is one of the great story-books of the world. It was introduced to European readers by the French scholar Galland, who discovered the Arabic original and translated it into French in the first decade of the eighteenth century; but its earlier history is still involved in obscurity.Download One Thousand and One Nights for free in PDF, EPUB, AZW3 and MOBI.

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The tales told by Scheherazade over a thousand and one nights to delay her execution by the vengeful King Shahryar have become among the most.