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The Resource One thousand and one nights : a sparkling retelling of the beloved classic, Hanan al-Shaykh ; with an introduction by Mary Gaitskill

One thousand and one nights : a sparkling retelling of the beloved classic, Hanan al-Shaykh ; with an introduction by Mary Gaitskill

Label
One thousand and one nights : a sparkling retelling of the beloved classic
Title
One thousand and one nights
Title remainder
a sparkling retelling of the beloved classic
Statement of responsibility
Hanan al-Shaykh ; with an introduction by Mary Gaitskill
Title variation
1001 nights
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Member of
Summary
An evocative reimagining of nineteen tales from the classic story about young queen Shahrazad's efforts to save her life from a brutal husband focuses on female characters at the heart of each tale in a woven sequence that incorporates humor and sensuality
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10184091
Cataloging source
DLC
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Arabian nights
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Shaykh, Ḥanān
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
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Gaitskill, Mary
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True
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  • Storytelling
  • Young women
  • Rulers
  • Independence in women
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Supernatural
  • Magic
  • Interpersonal relations
Target audience
adult
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a sparkling retelling of the beloved classic
Label
One thousand and one nights : a sparkling retelling of the beloved classic, Hanan al-Shaykh ; with an introduction by Mary Gaitskill
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Publication
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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rdacontent
Control code
ocn753624612
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780307958860
Lccn
2012039272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)753624612
Label
One thousand and one nights : a sparkling retelling of the beloved classic, Hanan al-Shaykh ; with an introduction by Mary Gaitskill
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn753624612
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780307958860
Lccn
2012039272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)753624612

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