Marvels & Tales Volume 18, Number 2, Fall 2004 (The Arabian Nights: Past and Present)

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Marvels & Tales is a peer-reviewed journal that is international and multidisciplinary in orientation. The journal publishes scholarly work dealing with the fairy tale in any of its diverse manifestations and contexts. Marvels & Tales provides a central forum for fairy-tale studies by scholars of literature, folklore, gender studies, children’s literature, social and cultural history, anthropology, film studies, ethnic studies, art and music history, and others.


The Arabian Nights: Past and Present
Guest editor Ulrich Marzolph

Table of Contents

Preface to the Special Issue on “The Arabian Nights: Past and Present”

Galland’s “Ali Baba” and Other Arabic Versions
Aboubakr Chraïbi

Siblings in Alf laylah wa-laylah
Hasan El-Shamy

Shahrazâd is One of Us: Practical Narrative, Theoretical Discussion, and Feminist Discourse
Susanne Enderwitz

Slave-Girl Lost and Regained: Transformations of a Story
Geert Jan van Gelder

Creativity, Random Selection, and pia fraus: Observations on Compilation and Transmission of the Arabian Nights
Heinz Grotzfeld

Framing in Oral Narrative
Lee Haring

Political Thought in The Thousand and One Nights
Robert Irwin

Further Considerations on Galland’s Mille et une Nuits: A Study of the Tales Told by Hanna
Sylvette Larzul

The Teacher and the Taught: Structures and Meaning in the Arabian Nights and the Panchatantra
Sadhana Naithani

Jacques Cazotte, His Hero Xaïloun, and Hamîda the Kaslân: A Unique Feature of Cazotte’s “Continuation” of the Arabian Nights and a Newly Discovered Arabic Source That Inspired His Novel on Xaïloun
Joseph Sadan


Critical Exchanges

Professional Notices


Index to Volume 18 (2004)

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