The Arabian Nights

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  • Paperback
  • 1049 pages
  • The Arabian Nights
  • Anonymous
  • English
  • 14 November 2018
  • 0812972147

About the Author: Anonymous

Books can be attributed to Anonymous for several reasons They are officially published under that name They are traditional stories not attributed to a specific author They are religious texts not generally attributed to a specific author Books whose authorship is merely uncertain should be attributed to Unknown.


The Arabian Nights The Tales Of Told By Shahrazad Over A Thousand And One Nights To Delay Her Execution By The Vengeful King Shahriyar Have Become Among The Most Popular In Both Eastern And Western Literature, As Recounted By Sir Francis Burton From The Epic Adventures Of Aladdin And The Enchanted Lamp To The Farcical Young Woman And Her Five Lovers And The Social Criticism Of The Tale Of The Hunchback , The Stories Depict A Fabulous World Of All Powerful Sorcerers, Jinns Imprisoned In Bottles And Enchanting Princesses But Despite Their Imaginative Extravagance, The Tales Are Anchored To Everyday Life By Their Realism, Providing A Full And Intimate Record Of Medieval Islam.

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10 thoughts on “The Arabian Nights

  1. Manny says:

    Ah, if only I could write like the late Sir Richard Burton Normally I dislike translations, but to refuse to read The Arabian Nights on those grounds would be like refusing to read the Bible I love parodying people s styles, and I have tried my utmost to parody Burton convincingly, but I can t do it He s too clever He has taken this unique book, a miraculous survival from the most ancient antiquity, and he has created a unique language to make it accessible to us the backbone is a kind of S Ah, if only I could write like the late Sir Richard Burton N...

  2. Petra X says:

    When I was a little girl my grandmother gave me a big, blue, cloth bound edition of this book It had the most exquisite coloured plates protected by tissue paper interleaved with the printed sheets It was the perfect storybook for a bookish, fanciful child living in an abusive home I spent a year reading this book Every night I would read it and disappear from all the fear and unpleasantness around me into this realm of people in exotic clothes who could do magic I cherished the book I too When I was a little girl my grandmother gave me a big, blue, cloth bou...

  3. Aaron says:

    TheI read user reviews of The Arabian Nights, theconvinced I am that people are just posting negative things to be contrary How can you not love this collection of stories Common complaints 1 It s racist Yes, the work itself, by today s standards, could probably be considered racist This work was originally written many thousands of years ago Keep that in mind and get off your high horse.2 It s misogynistic I disagree That which would be considered misogynistic falls into TheI read user reviews of The Arabian Nights, theconvinced I am that people are just posting negative things to be contrary How can you not love this collection of stories Common complaints 1 It s racist Yes, the work itself, by today s standards, could probably be considered racist This work was originally written many thousands of years ago Keep that in mind and get off your high horse.2 It s misogynistic I disagree That which would be considered misogynistic falls into the category of that described above Attitudes towards women were considerably different back then Get off your high horse Also, the entire book revolves around a woman who outsmarts her captor Depicting a woman of such high wit and education is hardly misogynistic The stories th...

  4. JG (The Introverted Reader) says:

    For those 2 people who don t know, The Arabian Nights is sort of a collection of short stories told in the Arabian world, as I m told it should be called, which seems to include India and parts of China waaaaaay back in the day The framework of the story is about a sultan who caught his wife cheating on him After he has her killed, he decides to take out his revenge on the entire sex, so he marries a different wife every day and has her killed the next morning Scheherazade is the Grand Vizi For those 2 people who don t know, The Arabian Nights is sort of a collection of short stories told in the Arabian world, as I m told it should be called, which seems to include India and parts of China waaaaaay back in the day The framework of the story is about a sultan who caught his wife cheating on him After he has her killed, he decides to take out his revenge on the entire sex, so he marries a different wife every day and has her killed the next morning Scheherazade is the Grand Vizier s beautiful, intelligent daughter She realizes that this can t go on, so she comes up with a plan She asks to be the next wife of the sultan, and she starts telling him a story on t...

  5. Agir(آگِر) says:

    500

  6. Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    996 The Thousand and One Nights Anonymous 1981 346 385 996 The Thousand and One Nights Anonymous 1981 346 385

  7. ميقات الراجحي says:

    Persian literature 1837 12 4 1969 111 2002 , 21

  8. Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    996 The Thousand And One Nights, AnonymousThe tales of told by Shahrazad over a thousand and one nights to delay her execution by the King Shahriyar have become among the most popular in both Eastern and Western literature 2013 18

  9. Mohammed-Makram says:

  10. Aubrey says:

    A library of books is the fairest garden in the world, and to walk there is an ecstasy. Within the span of the ninth to the thirteen centuries my library consists of these Beowulf, The Pillow Book, The Tale of Genji, As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams, The Sagas of Icelanders, Njal s Saga, and this What a show of power, then, that a monumental collection the likes of which the Anglo world has never even attempted to replicate is popularly framed as a collection of children s tales, sexy times, a A library of books is the fairest garden in the world, and to walk there is an ecstasy. Within the span of the ninth to the thirteen centuries my library consists of these Beowulf, The Pillow Book, The Tale of Genji, As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams, The Sagas of Icelanders, Njal s Saga, and this What a show of power, then, that a monumental collection the likes of which the Anglo world has never even attempted to replicate is popularly framed as a collection of children s tales, sexy times, and a text that is of little worth without the supposed genius of one bastardizing Orientalist I m not going to pretend that I enjoyed all of this, or most, or eventhan a mere handful of tales in their entirety and bits and pieces of the rest of the thousand and one nights, but I do recognize its worth It s rather sad that most prefer to coddle this or simplify it to extremes, for these times are in desperate need of critical consideration when it come...