The most comprehensive treatment of the Arabian Nights ever published, with more than 800 detailed encyclopedic entries and a wealth of authoritative essays and resources.
* Includes 800+ encyclopedic entries covering all aspects of the Arabian Nights
* Begins with a fascinating introduction and a variety of essays by renowned scholars, presenting areas of pivotal interest and concern
* Includes a concordance of tales in different editions and translations
* Provides an extensive bibliography, featuring reference works published in English and other languages
Number of pages: 921
Weight: 2014 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 60 mm
"The editors of these two volumes have succeeded in their goal of presenting the most comprehensive treatment of The Arabian Nights ever published in the English language. . . . Perhaps this erudite, fascinating encyclopedia will encourage scholars to further research and translation. Certainly it should awaken in readers a new appreciaton for these important tales." - American Reference Books Annual
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