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Arabian Nights & Days

Naguib Mahfouz

Arabian Nights & Days

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Published by Doubleday .
Written in English


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Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7439589M
ISBN 100385404514
ISBN 109780385404518


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A renowned Nobel Prize-winning novelist refashions the classic tales of Scheherazade in his own imaginative, spellbinding style. Here are genies and flying carpets, Aladdin and Sinbad, Ali Baba, and many other familiar stories, made new by the magical pen of /5. The book is very readable and not too long, and the translation is excellent.

Starting where the traditional Arabian Nights' Entertainment leaves off, Mahfouz cleverly describes surprising events in a world in which "jinn" (genies) are actively involved in the affairs of mankind. The tale is very by: 3. The book is very readable and not too long, and the translation is excellent.

Starting where the traditional Arabian Nights' Entertainment leaves off, Mahfouz cleverly describes surprising events in a world in which "jinn" (genies) are actively involved in the affairs of mankind. The tale is very enjoyable/5(47). About Arabian Nights and Days The Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz refashions the classic tales of Scheherazade into a novel written in his own imaginative, spellbinding style.

Arabian Nights and Days is a collection of short fables by author Naguib Mahfouz, based on the classic tome A Thousand and One Nights. Mahfouz relies on many of the stories and characters from the original work to inspire his retellings, including characters like Aladdin, Scheherazade, Sinbad and Ali Baba.

ARABIAN NIGHTS AND DAYS by Naguib Mahfouz ‧ RELEASE DATE: Jan. 1, An austerely modern reworking of The Thousand and One Nights — the most magical work yet set into English by Egyptian Nobel laureate Mahfouz (The Harafish,etc.).

Arabian Nights and Days () is a novel by Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.

The novel serves as a sequel and companion piece for One Thousand and One Nights and includes many of the same characters that appeared in the original work such as Shahryar, Scheherazade, and Aladdin.

Arabian Nights is a collection of ancient Middle Eastern and South Asian short stories and folk tales.

They are also known as One Thousand and One Nights. The tales were collected over many centuries by authors, translators, and scholars across Asia and North Africa. Arabian Nights and Days can thus be read in Arabian Nights & Days book least two different ways: as a simple retelling of some old, archetypal stories from A Thousand and One Nights or an implicit, daring and biting critique of the corruption of power in the modern Middle East.

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Free download or read online The Arabian Nights: Tales of Nights, Volume 1 pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Anonymous. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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The most common arabian nights book material is soy. The most popular color. You guessed it. "Arabian Nights and Days is among Mr. Mahfouz's best works An eloquent ratification of his Nobel Prize." --Dallas Morning News "Mahfouz weaves an entertaining arabesque of intrigue, betrayal, obsessive love, social injustice, reincarnations and wrongs righted or made worse." --Publishers WeeklyBrand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

ARABIAN NIGHTS AND DAYS User Review - Kirkus. An austerely modern reworking of The Thousand and One Nights — the most magical work yet set into English by Egyptian Nobel laureate Mahfouz (The Harafish,etc.).4/5(2).

"Arabian Nights and Days is among Mr. Mahfouz's best works An eloquent ratification of his Nobel Prize." --Dallas Morning News "Mahfouz weaves an entertaining arabesque of intrigue, betrayal, obsessive love, social injustice, reincarnations and wrongs righted or made worse." --Publishers Weekly.

Arabian Nights and Days is made up of stories and adventures of Nights-like characters whose lives Mahfouz deftly and seamlessly woven together and converged at the Café of the Emirs.

The café was the central hangout spot of town, where the elite met the ordinary, the rich mingled with the poor.4/5(2). The Arabian Nights / I'm a bit of an "Thousand Nights" enthusiast -- I enjoy the stories immensely and I have four separate translations in my personal library.

Several friends have asked me to discuss the differences between the editions, so I thought I'd present a four-way comparison and then talk about which version is best for which audience/5.

The Thousand and One Nights, also called The Arabian Nights, Arabic Alf laylah wa laylah, 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 the 18th. The Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz refashions the classic tales of Scheherazade into a novel written in his own imaginative, spellbinding style.

Here are genies and flying carpets, Aladdin and Sinbad, Ali Baba, and many other familiar stories from the tradition of The One Thousand and One Nights, made new by the magical pen of the acknowledged dean of Arabic letters, who 4/5(2). Spanning five decades and as many continents, Hippy Days, Arabian Nights is a funny, moving and compelling story of a woman whose extraordinary life will never be summarised by the words ‘could have’, ‘might have’, or ‘should have’.Whether it’s following her dreams pursuing what she believes in, or chasing matters of the heart, from the outset Australian artist Katherine Boland.

Arabian Nights and Days by Naguib Mahfouz is a work which the author created as a continuation of Arabian Nights. This fact determined the similarity of characters as well as themes of both works.

Nevertheless, the work written by Naguib Mahfouz is an original work which represents the original Mahfouz’s vision of the Arab world of the Middle. A renowned Nobel Prize-winning novelist refashions the classic tales of Scheherazade in his own imaginative, spellbinding style.

Here are genies and flying carpets, Aladdin and Sinbad, Ali Baba, and many other familiar stories, made new by the magical pen.

The Arabian Nights The Beginning of the Stories: Shahrazad In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate. Praise be to God, the Beneficent King, the Creator of the Universe, who hath raised the heavens without pillars, and spread out the earth as a bed; and blessings and peace be on the lord of apostles, our lord and our master Mohammad and his Family; blessing and peace, enduring and.

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Leather bound with gold and silver gilt. Privately published by the Burton Club. Minor wear to edges. The Arabian Nights: One Thousand and One Nights Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Arabian Nights: One Thousand and One Nights is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.

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About this Item: Random House USA Inc, United States, Hardback. Condition: New. Heath Robinson (illustrator). Language: English. Brand new Book. For the past two hundred years, Western readers, young and old alike, have been transported to the fabulous Orient by means of these remarkable stories, in which the everyday mingles on an equal footing with the uncanny and the miraculous.

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In a large, handsome format, Tarnowska offers six tales plus an abbreviated version of the frame story, retold in formal but contemporary language and sandwiched between a note on the Nights’ place in her childhood in Lebanon and a page of glossary and source notes. Rather than preserve the traditional embedded structure and cliffhanger cutoffs, she keeps each story discrete and.

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