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The Resource Tales of the marvellous and news of the strange : the first English translation of a Medieval Arab fantasy collection, translated by Malcolm C. Lyons ; introduced by Robert Irwin

Tales of the marvellous and news of the strange : the first English translation of a Medieval Arab fantasy collection, translated by Malcolm C. Lyons ; introduced by Robert Irwin

Label
Tales of the marvellous and news of the strange : the first English translation of a Medieval Arab fantasy collection
Title
Tales of the marvellous and news of the strange
Title remainder
the first English translation of a Medieval Arab fantasy collection
Statement of responsibility
translated by Malcolm C. Lyons ; introduced by Robert Irwin
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
892.730108
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lyons, M. C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Short stories, Arabic
Target audience
adult
Label
Tales of the marvellous and news of the strange : the first English translation of a Medieval Arab fantasy collection, translated by Malcolm C. Lyons ; introduced by Robert Irwin
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The story of the king of the two rivers, Saihun and Jaihun, his son Kaukab and his experience with the Chamberlain Ghasb -- The story of Talha, the son of the Qadi of Fustat, and what happened to him with his slave girl Tuhfa and how she was taken away from him and what hardships befell until there was relief after grief -- The story of the six men: the hutchbacked, the one-eyed, the blind, the crippled, the man whose lips had been cut off and the seller of Glassware -- The story of the four hidden treasures and strange things that occurred -- The story of the forty girls and what happened to them with the prince -- [... etc.]
Control code
cpl01831757
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780141395036
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)894127547
Label
Tales of the marvellous and news of the strange : the first English translation of a Medieval Arab fantasy collection, translated by Malcolm C. Lyons ; introduced by Robert Irwin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The story of the king of the two rivers, Saihun and Jaihun, his son Kaukab and his experience with the Chamberlain Ghasb -- The story of Talha, the son of the Qadi of Fustat, and what happened to him with his slave girl Tuhfa and how she was taken away from him and what hardships befell until there was relief after grief -- The story of the six men: the hutchbacked, the one-eyed, the blind, the crippled, the man whose lips had been cut off and the seller of Glassware -- The story of the four hidden treasures and strange things that occurred -- The story of the forty girls and what happened to them with the prince -- [... etc.]
Control code
cpl01831757
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780141395036
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)894127547

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