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The Arabian Nights in English Literature: Studies in the Reception of the The Thousand and One Nights into British Culture

Caracciolo, Peter L.

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ISBN 10: 0312016085 / ISBN 13: 9780312016081
Published by St. Martin's Press, New York, 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: The Arabian Nights in English Literature: ...

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

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A collection of essays which attempts to chart the influence of Arabian stories on English literature since Chaucer's day. In the tales of Scheherezade, the contributors claim, lie some of the origins of genres such as the novel and detective and science fiction. The authors covered in these studies include Wordsworth, Coleridge, Scott, Austen, De Quincey, Dickens, Thackeray, Gaskell, the Brontes, Wilkie Collins, Le Fanu, Stevenson, Meredith, Darwin, Keats, Huxley, Henry James, Chesterton, Wells, Conrad, Joyce, W.B.Yeats, Kipling, Freud, the Woolfs, Herbert Read and many others.

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