The Story of Anas al-Wujud

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The Story of Anas al-Wujud

Nineteenth-century verse recensions of an Arabian Nights tale in Egyptian colloquial Arabic

Authored by Mark Muehlhaeusler

This book presents seven parallel versions of a story from the Arabian Nights. The texts are an important source for the study of vernacular Arabic, and for the history and development of popular literature in Egypt around the turn of the nineteenth century. Text in Arabic, with an introduction and preliminary notes in English.

Publication Date:
1940997186 / 9781940997186
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 6"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Foreign Language Study / Arabic

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