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The literary sensation of 1885 was the publication in ten volumes of the arabian nights (full title, the book of the thousand nights and a night), translated by sir richard burtonalthough privately printed for 1000 subscribers, it circulated widely among the reading public, who were lured by the promise of forbidden erotica.
4 see peter caracciolo's (1988) anthology for a range of essays on the impact of the arabian nights on english literature 5 both thomas wright (1906) and c knipp (1974) dispute burton's account that he spent thirty years translating the arabian nights. Discuss the theme of deception in the story the arabian nights by sir richard burton deception is the core of the frame story of the arabian nights scheherazade contrives to escape execution by telling king shahryar tales that begin and captivate him but that don't end.
Selections from the arabian nights, sir richard burton's famous translation of the thousand nights and a night, with modernised (1938), with new illustrations and decorations by steele savage garden city, ny: de luxe editions club, 400 pages. This is the first volume of the of the arabian nights (the book of the thousand nights and a night) of the richard burton translation the burton translation is in 17 volumes this version has only 16 volumes volumes 1 to 10 contain the complete transltion from the arabic printed orginal at bulaq press. Buyers beware, this is not the complete 1001 arabian nights, but only a few stories to better appreciate this masterpiece of literature you need to read the whole thing the complete version, also translated by richerd burton is a 16 volume edition.
Arabian nights, translated by sir richard e burton a renee hunt (arabian nights) burton, richard f 1897 peter harrington rare books arabian nights-aladdin(with lyrics). The arabian nights or the book of a thousand and one nights: a complete and unabridged selection arranged by bennett a cerf from the famous literal translation of richard burton with an introduction by ben ray redman and new illustrations and decorations by steele savage.
A plain and literal translation of the arabian nights' entertainments, now entituled the book of the thousand nights and a night with introduction explanatory notes on the manners and customs of moslem men and a terminal essay upon the history of the nights translated and edited by richard francis burton.
Thousand nights and a night a plain and literal translation of the arabian nights entertainments by richard f burton first published 1885–1888 the dunyazad digital library wwwdunyazad-librarynet the dunyazad digital library (named in honor of shahrazad’s sister) is based in austria.