Arab folktales

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Pantheon Books, Mar 12, 1986 - Social Science - 386 pages
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Out of alleys of Cairo and Bedouin tents, from the Moroccan laborers and Syrian peasants, this collection of 130 tales comes from Arab worlds from North Africa to the Holy Land.

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Arab folktales

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Because this collection of folktales covers the entire Arab world from Morocco to Iraq, no other contemporary collection fills the niche it does. It is divided into six sections in categories such as ... Read full review

Review: Arab Folktales (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

User Review  - Angela Benedetti - Goodreads

This is one of the best collections of folk tales I've ever read, not only for the stories (which are excellent, very readable and entertaining) but also for the introductory notes. The introductions ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction xiii
The Last Camel of Emir Hamid 11
The Girl Who Spoke Jasmines and Lilies 75
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