Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights
Our foremost theorist of myth, fairytale, and folktale explores the magical realm of the imagination where carpets fly and genies grant prophetic wishes. Stranger Magic examines the profound impact of the Arabian Nights on the West, the progressive exoticization of magic, and the growing acceptance of myth and magic in contemporary experience.
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Review: Stranger Magic: Charmed States & The Arabian NightsUser Review - Mark Parsons - Goodreads
Oh, miraculous Book! Rich, scintillating, visionary, I wish I could read it again for the first time. Read full review
Review: Stranger Magic: Charmed States & The Arabian NightsUser Review - Caroline - Goodreads
Interesting - really long, and I think the copy editor must have been asleep when going over the proofs - Marina Warner is too smart to write a sentence saying "... the much so sought-after" artist or ... Read full review