Arab Folktales

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Inea Bushnaq
American University in Cairo Press, 1987 - Tales - 386 pages
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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

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User Review  - Elizabeth Brooks - Goodreads

A collection of folktales is hard to rate, but I loved the way the editor tried to explain the relevant cultural quirks before each section. The tales were well-chosen, I thought, to help underscore the driving values that spawned them. Read full review

Contents

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