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Arabesque: Narrative Structure and the Aesthetics of Repitition in the 1001 Nights

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Paperback, 156 pages
Published November 1st 1991 by Northwestern University Press (first published May 1991)
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Ngaio
A 2.5 star for me.

This was an interesting, if someone technical for the lay person, exploration of form and function in the narrative of 1001 Arabian Nights.

I wouldn't recommend it as light reading, but if you're interested in Arabian culture or in literature in general I think it's a great read for more in-depth thought. I would recommend reading the story of "The Porter and the Three Ladies" before this one, however, or it won't make much sense.
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