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By Abdelfattah Kilito,Mbarek Sryfi,Eric Sellin

ISBN-10: 0815633718

ISBN-13: 9780815633716

ISBN-10: 0815635184

ISBN-13: 9780815635185

In Arabs and the paintings of Storytelling, the eminent Moroccan literary historian and critic Kilito revisits and reassesses, in a contemporary serious gentle, many conventional narratives of the Arab global. He brings to such celebrated texts as 1000 and One Nights, Kalila and Dimna, and Kitab al-Bukhala’ clean and iconoclastic perception, giving new existence to vintage tales which are frequently handled as fossilized and untouchable cultural treasures.
For Arab students and readers, poetry has for hundreds of years taken priority, overshadowing narrative as an important literary style. right here, Kilito demonstrates the major position narrative has performed within the improvement of Arab belles lettres and ethical philosophy. His urbane type has earned him a faithful following between experts and basic readers alike, making this translation a useful contribution to an English-speaking audience.

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