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Arab Folklore A Handbook (Greenwood Folklore Handbooks) by Dwight F. Reynolds

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cultural And Social Anthropology,
  • Folklore,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Middle East,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • General,
  • Social Science / Folklore & Mythology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Arabs

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10420527M
ISBN 100313333114
ISBN 109780313333118

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This book gives students and general readers an introduction to Arab culture by surveying the folklore of the region. The volume defines and classifies different types of folklore and provides a. "Arab Folklore differs from other handbooks in its extraordinary geographical and historical coverage of Arab folklore. It encompasses multiple regional folk cultures that span roughly 20 countries and examines not only the folk narratives but also poetry, music, art, customs, and traditions The discussion is made meaningful through a series of miniature case studies. The volume concludes with 'How This Book Was Put Together' and a Bibliography of Sources. Revealed through the variety of themes covered by the tales in this collection is the tendency of the Arab-speaking commoner toward superstition especially concerning the Jinn race/5(14). Arab folklore: a handbook. Winner Description: Reynolds, Dwight F; Greenwood, Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): Arab folklore: a handbook. ISBN of the winning item: What type of media is this winner?: Book.

"The book could comprise one of a set of texts for a general course on Arab-world culture or for a course on global folklore. The work is prepared for English-speaking students and scholars, and as such is notably effective--among the best in the pantheon of introductory texts for humanities and social science : Pasta dura. The Arabian Nights /One Thousand and One Nights/ Notes: This book holds some of the folktales form the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Selected and edited by Andrew Lang, these folktales are simplified and shortened, making them more suitable for children. The Arabian Nights /One Thousand and One Nights/ Notes: This book holds some of the folktales form the Arabian Nights ed and edited by Andrew Lang, these folktales are simplified and shortened, making them more suitable for children.. Author: Anonymous Editor: Andrew Lang Published: Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co. Books about Folklore -- Arab countries (sorted by popularity) A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments, Now Entituled the Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night Volume 08 (of 17) 67 downloads.

Arab Folklore 20 works Search for books with subject Arab Folklore. Search. Borrow. Borrow. Borrow. Borrow. Read. Read. Read. Read. Read. Borrow. Borrow. Stories from the Thousand and one nights Edward William Lane, Stanley L Not In Library. Publishing History. Arab Folklore follows the same format as other recent Greenwood Handbooks, giving a brief introduction to the culture covered in the study, a discussion of the definitions and classifications that apply, a series of examples and texts as illustrations, a historical explanation of the scholarship on and approaches to the topic, and a brief.   The Zoureg is a snake, one foot in length, that lives in the Arabian desert. When it moves it goes through everything in its path like a hot knife through butter; rocks, trees, walls and human bodies are all equally powerless to stop it. Book Description: Arab Folktales from Palestine and Israel is a collection of twenty-eight tales with insight into the Arab culture by Raphael Patai.