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Title The Arabian nights in transnational perspective / edited by Ulrich Marzolph.
Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, c2007.

Location Call No. Status Notes
 Purdy-Kresge Library  PJ 7737 .A733 2007    CHECKED IN
Description xvi, 362 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Series in fairy-tale studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Galland's translation and its "continuation": 1. Galland's 'Ali Baba' and other Arabic versions / Aboubakr Chraïbi -- 2. Further considerations on Galland's Mille et une Nuits: a study of the tales told by Hannâ / Sylvette Larzul -- 3. Jacques Cazotte, his hero Xaïloun, and Hamîda the Kaslân: a unique feature of Cazotte's 'continuation' of the Arabian Nights and a newly discovered Arabic source that inspired his novel on Xaïloun / Joseph Sadan -- II. Texts and contexts of the Arabian Nights: 4. Creativity, random selection, and pia fraus: observations on compilation and transmission of the Arabian Nights / Heinz Grotzfeld -- 5. Slave-girl lost and regained: transformations of a story / Geert Jan van Gelder -- 6. Siblings in Alf laylah wa-laylah / Hasan El-Shamy -- 7. Political thought in The Thousand and One Nights / Robert Irwin -- III. Framing as form and meaning: 8. The teacher and the taught: structures and meaning in the Arabian Nights and the Panchatantra / Sadhana Naithani -- 9. Framing in narrative / Lee Haring -- IV. Translation, adaptation, and reception: 10. The Arabian Nights in the Kuokoa, a nineteenth-century Hawaiian newspaper: reflections on the politics of translation / Cristina Bacchilega, Noelani Arista -- 11. Alfu Lela Ulela: The Thousand and One Nights in Swahili-speaking East Africa / Thomas Geider -- 12. The Thousand and One Nights in Turkish: translations, adaptations, and issues / Hande A. Birkalan-Gedik -- - 13. The Persian nights: links between the Arabian Nights and Iranian culture / Ulrich Marzolph -- 14. The Arabian Nights, visual culture, and early German cinema / Donald Haase -- 15. Shahrazâd is one of us: practical narrative, theoretical discussion, and feminist discourse / Susanne Enderwitz -- V. The Arabian Nights in international oral tradition: 16. In and out of the Arabian Nights: memories of Oriental tales in Sicilian folklore / Francesca Maria Corrao -- 17. The Arabian Nights in Greece: a comparative survey of Greek oral tradition / Marilena Papachristophorou -- 18. Alf layla fârsi in performance: Afghanistan, 1975 / Margaret A. Mills -- 19. The tale of 'Aladdin and the Magic Lamp' in Balochi oral tradition / Sabir Badalkhan.
Subject Arabian nights.
Added Author Marzolph, Ulrich.
ISBN 9780814332870 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0814332870 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 77116973
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