Arab folktales

Front Cover
Pantheon Books, Mar 12, 1986 - Social Science - 386 pages
3 Reviews
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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a 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

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

User Review  - Lexi - Goodreads

A think book, it takes a while to get through. Many of the stories are captivating adn they give one the ability to intuit pieces of the Arab mentality. A lovely read. Read full review

Contents

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

11 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information