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Book Arabian Nights and Days

Download or read book Arabian Nights and Days written by Naguib Mahfouz and published by Anchor. This book was released on 2016-06-15 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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 plumbs their depths for timeless truths.

Book Arabian Nights and Days

    Book Details:
  • Author : NAGUIB. MAHFOUZ
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2019-07
  • ISBN : 9789774169427
  • Pages : pages

Download or read book Arabian Nights and Days written by NAGUIB. MAHFOUZ and published by . This book was released on 2019-07 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book Arabian Nights and Days

Download or read book Arabian Nights and Days written by Najīb Maḥfūẓ and published by . This book was released on 2005 with total page 111 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book The Thousand and One Days A Companion to the  Arabian Nights

Download or read book The Thousand and One Days A Companion to the Arabian Nights written by Julia Pardoe and published by . This book was released on 2011 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book Arabian Days and Nights  Or  Rays from the East

Download or read book Arabian Days and Nights Or Rays from the East written by Marguerite A. Power and published by . This book was released on 1863 with total page 332 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book The Thousand and One Days  A Companion to the  Arabian Nights

Download or read book The Thousand and One Days A Companion to the Arabian Nights written by Miss Pardoe and published by DigiCat. This book was released on 2022-09-16 with total page 389 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "The Thousand and One Days: A Companion to the "Arabian Nights"" by Miss Pardoe. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.

Book The Thousand and One Days  a Companion to the  Arabian Nights

Download or read book The Thousand and One Days a Companion to the Arabian Nights written by Julia S. H. Pardoe and published by . This book was released on 1857 with total page 392 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book The Thousand and One Days  a Companion to the Arabian Nights

Download or read book The Thousand and One Days a Companion to the Arabian Nights written by Pardoe Miss (Julia) 1806-1862 and published by Hardpress Publishing. This book was released on 2013-06 with total page 408 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

Book Hippy Days  Arabian Nights

    Book Details:
  • Author : Katherine Boland
  • Publisher : Wild Dingo Press
  • Release : 2017-05-01
  • ISBN : 0987381334
  • Pages : 320 pages

Download or read book Hippy Days Arabian Nights written by Katherine Boland and published by Wild Dingo Press. This book was released on 2017-05-01 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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 has grabbed life by the throat and jumped in feet first. Part One: Hippy Days. One woman’s experience of life in a hippy community that sprang up in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales as part of the counterculture movement––an overlooked and relatively untapped period in Australian modern history. In 1976, Katherine and her boyfriend John, like many idealistic young students of the time, abandon their university studies and leave Melbourne to pursue a sustainable and independent life in the bush. Their earnest quest for a Utopian life in harmony with nature is both hilarious and serious: John finds himself reviving their dying goat with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in the back of a ute while on the way to the vet; and, under the stars, alone in the bush, a pregnant and groaning Katherine goes into labour to the accompaniment of New Year’s Eve fireworks and the sympathetic mooing of a neighbour’s cow. However, as Katherine reveals, even the strongest woman is vulnerable and the noblest of dreams can perish, observing as she does that in many families ‘peace, harmony and mung beans’ can founder on the back of drug addiction with its many consequences including family violence and child neglect. Part Two: Arabian Nights. Prior to the Egyptian revolution in 2010, Katherine receives an invitation from the Egyptian Ministry of Culture to participate in an International Artists’ Symposium. And so begins her next fateful and totally unplanned foray into the unknown: falling head over heels in love (or is it lust!) for an Egyptian journalist 27 years her junior – at first sight. Her ideas and preconceptions about Islam and the Middle East are challenged as her relationship evolves and deepens over the next 6 years.

Book James Merrill  Postmodern Magus

Download or read book James Merrill Postmodern Magus written by Evans Lansing Smith and published by University of Iowa Press. This book was released on 2008-09 with total page 277 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: One of the unique voices in our century, James Merrill was known for his mastery of prosody; his ability to write books that were not just collected poems but unified works in which each individual poem contributed to the whole; and his astonishing evolution from the formalist lyric tradition that influenced his early work to the spiritual epics of his later career. Merrill's accomplishments were recognized with a Pulitzer Prize in 1977 for Divine Comedies and a National Book Critics Circle Award in 1983 for The Changing Light at Sandover. In this meticulously researched, carefully argued work, Evans Lansing Smith argues that the nekyia, the circular Homeric narrative describing the descent into the underworld and reemergence in the same or similar place, confers shape and significance upon the entirety of James Merrill’s poetry. Smith illustrates how pervasive this myth is in Merrill’s work – not just in The Changing Light at Sandover, where it naturally serves as the central premise of the entire trilogy, but in all of the poet’s books, before and after that central text. By focusing on the details of versification and prosody, Smith demonstrates the ingenious fusion of form and content that distinguishes Merrill as a poet. Moving beyond purely literary interpretations of the poetry, Smith illuminates the numerous allusions to music, art, theology, philosophy, religion, and mythology found throughout Merrill’s work.

Book The Thousand and One Nights and Twentieth Century Fiction

Download or read book The Thousand and One Nights and Twentieth Century Fiction written by Richard van Leeuwen and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2018-07-17 with total page 842 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In The Thousand and One Nights and Twentieth-Century Fiction, Richard van Leeuwen challenges conventional perceptions of the development of 20th-century prose by arguing that Thousand and One Nights, as an intertextual model, has been a crucial influence on authors who have contributed to shaping the main literary currents in 20th-century world literature, inspiring new forms and concepts of literature and texts.

Book Islam on the Street

Download or read book Islam on the Street written by Muḥsin Jāsim Mūsawī and published by Rowman & Littlefield. This book was released on 2009 with total page 292 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Islam on the Street deals with the popular side of Islam, as described not only in tracts and manuals written by Sufi shaykhs and Islamist thinkers from among the more militant groups in Islam, but also in writings by other, more secular thinkers who have also influenced public opinion. A scholar of Arabic literature, Muhsin al-Musawi explains the growing rift that has occurred between the secular intellectual--the forerunner of Arab and Islamic modernity since the late nineteenth century--and the upsurge of Islamic fervor in the street, at the grassroots level, and what these secular intellectuals can do to reconnect with the masses. Using some of the most important Arabic and Islamic poetry, prose, and fiction to come out of the twentieth century, Al-Musawi provides context for the complex images of Arab and Islamic culture given by the various social, religious, and political groups, providing the motivations. Readers interested in the influence of religion and secularism within modern Islamic Arabic literature will find that the author addresses the presence of Islam and Sufism in ways that secular commentators have been incapable of doing.

Book Magic and the Supernatural

Download or read book Magic and the Supernatural written by and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2020-04-28 with total page 116 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book The Thousand and One Days a Companion to the Arabian Nights

Download or read book The Thousand and One Days a Companion to the Arabian Nights written by Julia Pardoe and published by CreateSpace. This book was released on 2015-04-28 with total page 148 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

Book The Thousand and One Days

Download or read book The Thousand and One Days written by Miss Pardoe (Julia) and published by . This book was released on 1857 with total page 406 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A collection of exotic tales cruelly twisted into moral lessons "entirely free from ... licentiousness ... for young and ardent minds" by "Miss Pardoe."

Book The Thousand and One Days  a Companion to the Arabian Nights

Download or read book The Thousand and One Days a Companion to the Arabian Nights written by Miss (Julia) 1806-1862 Pardoe and published by Legare Street Press. This book was released on 2022-10-27 with total page 0 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the "public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Book The Cambridge History of World Literature

Download or read book The Cambridge History of World Literature written by Debjani Ganguly and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2021-09-09 with total page 1147 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: World Literature is a vital part of twentieth-first century critical and comparative literary studies. As a field that engages seriously with function of literary studies in our global era, the study of World literature requires new approaches. The Cambridge History of World Literature is founded on the assumption that World Literature is not all literatures of the world nor a canonical set of globally successful literary works. It highlights scholarship on literary works that focus on the logics of circulation drawn from multiple literary cultures and technologies of the textual. While not rejecting the nation as a site of analysis, these volumes will offer insights into new cartographies – the hemispheric, the oceanic, the transregional, the archipelagic, the multilingual local – that better reflect the multi-scalar and spatially dispersed nature of literary production. It will interrogate existing historical, methodological and cartographic boundaries, and showcase humanistic and literary endeavors in the face of world scale environmental and humanitarian catastrophes.