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The annotated Arabian nights : tales from 1001 nights / edited with an introduction and notes by Paulo Lemos Horta ; translated by Yasmine Seale.

Horta, Paulo Lemos, (editor,, writer of introduction.). Seale, Yasmine, (translator.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Terryville Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Terryville Public Library 398.2 ANN (Text to phone) 34028153254074 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1631493639 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781631493638 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781631493638
  • ISBN: 1631493639
  • Physical Description: lxix, 733 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, [2021]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"A groundbreaking translation-along with new commentary and hundreds of images-enhances this celebratory publication of the most famous story collection of all time. Starting in 1999 with the publication of The Definitive Annotated Alice, the Norton and Liveright annotated books have become the leading series of classic, illustrated works in the English language. The long-anticipated publication of The Annotated Arabian Nights extends this tradition with a strikingly modern translation-the first of Shahrazad's tales into English by a woman-as well as erudite notes that will illuminate the stories for both dedicated readers and newcomers. Yasmine Seale's translations from both Arabic and French capture the musicality and rhythm of the Nights' poetry and prose, while Paulo Lemos Horta's annotations wrestle with the extraordinarily complex origins and history of the stories, showing that, far from being inventions of French antiquarians or English explorers, they have clear antecedents in Arabic folklore and tradition. This stunningly illustrated edition selects core stories as well as treasured later additions such as "Aladdin" and "Ali Baba" to offer an unparalleled account of a cornerstone of world literature that can be treasured by children, students, and literature-lovers alike"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Folklore > Arab countries.
Arabs > Folklore.

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