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The Arabian Nights: A Companion
by Robert Irwin
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140098631, Paperback)A companion to "The Arabian Nights", this text examines how the stories came to be put together; the transmission from Sanskrit, Persian, Greek and Coptic sources; the style and vocabulary; the influences that the tales have had on Western art and literature; the problem of "orientalism"; and critical attitudes to the tales over the centuries.
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