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  - 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

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

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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