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Muhsin Mahdi Husain Haddawy
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The Arabian Nights

Muhsin Mahdi Husain Haddawy



Anthologies (non-poetry);
Classic fiction (pre c 1945);
Myth & legend told as fiction


464 pages

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Now as sumptuously packaged as they are critically acclaimed? new deluxe trade paperback editions of the beloved stories. Husain Haddawy?s rapturously received translation of The Arabian Nights is based on a landmark reconstruction of the earliest extant manuscript version. Readers of this classic will also want to own Sindbad, a collection of four later stories associated with the Arabian Nights tradition, including ?

Sindbad the Sailor? and ?

Aladdin and the Magic Lamp.?

Edited by:   Muhsin Mahdi
Translated by:   Husain Haddawy
Imprint:   Norton
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   De Luxe edition
Dimensions:   Height: 211mm,  Width: 145mm,  Spine: 28mm
Weight:   450g
ISBN:   9780393331660
ISBN 10:   0393331660
Pages:   464
Publication Date:   May 2008
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

HUSAIN HADDAWY was born and grew up in Baghdad, taught English and comparative literature at various American universities, wrote art criticism and is now living in retirement in Thailand.

The resourceful Shahrazad... has never been more entertaining than in this fresh and vigorous version of this immortal book. -- Doris Lessing - The Independent Easily the clearest, most fluent and readable translation. -- A.S. Byatt - Sunday Times [London] A distinguished new translation. -- Edward Said - The Nation

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