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As scholars were looking for the presumed "complete" and "original" form of the Nights, they naturally turned to the more voluminous texts of the Egyptian recension, which soon came to be viewed as the "standard version".
The first translations of this kind, such as that of Edward Lane , , were bowdlerized. Burton's original 10 volumes were followed by a further six seven in the Baghdad Edition and perhaps others entitled The Supplemental Nights to the Thousand Nights and a Night , which were printed between and It has, however, been criticized for its "archaic language and extravagant idiom" and "obsessive focus on sexuality" and has even been called an "eccentric ego-trip " and a "highly personal reworking of the text".
Later versions of the Nights include that of the French doctor J. Mardrus , issued from to It was translated into English by Powys Mathers , and issued in Like Payne's and Burton's texts, it is based on the Egyptian recension and retains the erotic material, indeed expanding on it, but it has been criticized for inaccuracy.
In a new English translation was published by Penguin Classics in three volumes. It is translated by Malcolm C. Lyons and Ursula Lyons with introduction and annotations by Robert Irwin.
It contains, in addition to the standard text of Nights, the so-called "orphan stories" of Aladdin and Ali Baba as well as an alternative ending to The seventh journey of Sindbad from Antoine Galland 's original French.
As the translator himself notes in his preface to the three volumes, "1149o attempt has been made to superimpose on the translation changes that would be needed to 'rectify' Moreover, it streamlines somewhat and has cuts.
In this sense it is not, as claimed, a complete translation. Scholars have assembled a timeline concerning the publication history of The Nights :   .
The One Thousand and One Nights and various tales within it make use of many innovative literary techniques , which the storytellers of the tales rely on for increased drama, suspense, or other emotions.
The One Thousand and One Nights employs an early example of the frame story , or framing device : the character Scheherazade narrates a set of tales most often fairy tales to the Sultan Shahriyar over many nights.
Many of Scheherazade's tales are themselves frame stories, such as the Tale of Sinbad the Seaman and Sinbad the Landsman , which is a collection of adventures related by Sinbad the Seaman to Sinbad the Landsman.
Another technique featured in the One Thousand and One Nights is an early example of the " story within a story ", or embedded narrative technique: this can be traced back to earlier Persian and Indian storytelling traditions, most notably the Panchatantra of ancient Sanskrit literature.
The Nights , however, improved on the Panchatantra in several ways, particularly in the way a story is introduced. In the Panchatantra , stories are introduced as didactic analogies, with the frame story referring to these stories with variants of the phrase "If you're not careful, that which happened to the louse and the flea will happen to you.
The general story is narrated by an unknown narrator, and in this narration the stories are told by Scheherazade.
In most of Scheherazade's narrations there are also stories narrated, and even in some of these, there are some other stories. Within the "Sinbad the Sailor" story itself, the protagonist Sinbad the Sailor narrates the stories of his seven voyages to Sinbad the Porter.
In yet another tale Scheherazade narrates, " The Fisherman and the Jinni ", the "Tale of the Wazir and the Sage Duban " is narrated within it, and within that there are three more tales narrated.
Dramatic visualization is "the representing of an object or character with an abundance of descriptive detail, or the mimetic rendering of gestures and dialogue in such a way as to make a given scene 'visual' or imaginatively present to an audience".
This technique is used in several tales of the One Thousand and One Nights ;  an example of this is the tale of " The Three Apples " see Crime fiction elements below.
A common theme in many Arabian Nights tales is fate and destiny. Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini observed: . So a chain of anomalies is set up.
And the more logical, tightly knit, essential this chain is, the more beautiful the tale. By 'beautiful' I mean vital, absorbing and exhilarating.
The chain of anomalies always tends to lead back to normality. The end of every tale in The One Thousand and One Nights consists of a 'disappearance' of destiny, which sinks back to the somnolence of daily life The protagonist of the stories is in fact destiny itself.
Though invisible, fate may be considered a leading character in the One Thousand and One Nights. Early examples of the foreshadowing technique of repetitive designation , now known as "Chekhov's gun", occur in the One Thousand and One Nights , which contains "repeated references to some character or object which appears insignificant when first mentioned but which reappears later to intrude suddenly in the narrative.
Another early foreshadowing technique is formal patterning , "the organization of the events, actions and gestures which constitute a narrative and give shape to a story; when done well, formal patterning allows the audience the pleasure of discerning and anticipating the structure of the plot as it unfolds.
Several tales in the One Thousand and One Nights use the self-fulfilling prophecy , as a special form of literary prolepsis, to foreshadow what is going to happen.
This literary device dates back to the story of Krishna in ancient Sanskrit literature , and Oedipus or the death of Heracles in the plays of Sophocles.
A variation of this device is the self-fulfilling dream, which can be found in Arabic literature or the dreams of Joseph and his conflicts with his brothers, in the Hebrew Bible.
A notable example is "The Ruined Man who Became Rich Again through a Dream", in which a man is told in his dream to leave his native city of Baghdad and travel to Cairo , where he will discover the whereabouts of some hidden treasure.
The man travels there and experiences misfortune, ending up in jail, where he tells his dream to a police officer. The officer mocks the idea of foreboding dreams and tells the protagonist that he himself had a dream about a house with a courtyard and fountain in Baghdad where treasure is buried under the fountain.
The man recognizes the place as his own house and, after he is released from jail, he returns home and digs up the treasure. In other words, the foreboding dream not only predicted the future, but the dream was the cause of its prediction coming true.
Ja'afar, disturbed and upset flees Baghdad and plunges into a series of adventures in Damascus , involving Attaf and the woman whom Attaf eventually marries.
In other words, it was Harun's reading of the book that provoked the adventures described in the book to take place. This is an early example of reverse causation.
In the 12th century, this tale was translated into Latin by Petrus Alphonsi and included in his Disciplina Clericalis ,  alongside the " Sindibad " story cycle.
Leitwortstil is "the purposeful repetition of words" in a given literary piece that "usually expresses a motif or theme important to the given story.
Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: Ninetto Davoli Aziz Franco Citti The Demon Franco Merli Aziza Ines Pellegrini Budur Alberto Argentino Prince Shahzmah Francesco Paolo Governale Prince Tagi Salvatore Sapienza Prince Yunan Zeudi Biasolo Zeudi Barbara Grandi Elisabetta Genovese Edit Storyline In this film inspired by the ancient erotic and mysterious tales of Mid-West Asia, the main story concerns an innocent young man who comes to fall in love with a slave who selected him as her master.
Edit Did You Know? Trivia Italian censorship visa delivered on Goofs When the chimpanzee is writing, it's clearly visible that it's not actually the chimp writing but an actor wearing a glove made to look like the chimp's hand.
Crazy Credits "Truth lies not in one dream, but in many. It is rated X. Baghdad, I enoyed these ancient tales of princes, princesses, genies, merchants, fantastic adventures, treasures, grand palaces.
Baghdad, Persia, India, China, Egypt feature in the stories, with rich merchants, kings, cities and craftsmen, revealing a flourishing trade and wealthy kingdoms.
A fun and educational insight into the minds and times of medieval Arabic culture. Shelves: old-is-gold. The Arabian Nights Entertainments contains 33 short stories related to the famous nights, selected and edited by Andrew Lang.
I quite enjoyed his breezy editing which left no room for boredom. The stories are mostly folklore of the medieval Islamic era, with hints to ancient pre-Islamic history, mostly in Arab lands, Persia, and all the way reaching to China.
She's The Arabian Nights Entertainments contains 33 short stories related to the famous nights, selected and edited by Andrew Lang.
Out of the blue, Schahriar's wife had cheated on him which drove him crayzaay. Driven by his broken heart and lost mind, and thanks to his authoritative rank as the Sultan, he decided to erase the female human kind from his society, not only by a single genocide, he's a man after all and a man has needs to satisfy.
So, he had the habit of marrying a new virgin every night then having her beheaded the next morning. A girl must step out to end this bullshit.
Here comes the grand-vizir's daughter; witty bibliophile Scheherazade. She volunteered to be wedded to the merciless Sultan. Instead of lying on his bed waiting for her inevitable fate, she charms him with a trail of fascinating stories.
She kept procrastinating her storytelling, tale followed by another. He couldn't get enough of her enchanting stories every night and eventually resolved to keep her head attached to her body.
Morals of the story: - Procrastination is the answer. Many bewildering stories of genii, wizards and witches, princes and princesses, magical powers, monstrous animals, Sindbad the Sailor and his adventures with one-eyed-giants and red-hairy-imps, Aladdin and his famous Lamp, and more The Tales from the Arabian Nights is probably the finest example of what a magical narrative should be.
If I had to categorize this collection of tales, I would not call them fairy tales, but rather magical tales. Since almost everyone is familiar with the premise behind these stories, I shall not go into detail concerning the backdrop for this fine collection.
Rather, I shall express my opinion about them. Aside from the impact these tales once introduced in Europe had on the western literary The Tales from the Arabian Nights is probably the finest example of what a magical narrative should be.
Aside from the impact these tales once introduced in Europe had on the western literary tradition, they continue to entertain generation after generation of readers the world over.
Unlike many passing narratives, The Tales from the Arabian Nights remain timeless, for in their core they portray human nature perhaps better than any other similar collection.
They can be enjoyed by readers both young and old, new and experienced, and even the returning reader is sure to find some new experience, some overlooked detail, or a new lesson.
For, in reality, these tales are lessons about humanity. Within Scheherazade's narrative are woven magical lands, mysterious creatures, powerful rulers, and humble commoners.
Above all, there are lessons. Lessons about us, lessons about the human nature with all its imperfections. Yes, as it is with most tales, there is justice, but the justice in this book is not always just, the rulers are often wrong, and the wrongdoers sometimes escape their punishment.
And such is, and has been, our world. But there is an inherent hope that all will turn out well, that the evil will receive, in due time, its punishment, and that the victims will be recognized and treated as such.
And that is the same hope we have to hold onto even in our times, because our world is not that different from the world of Scheherazade. We may have replaced sultans with presidents, dervishes with priests, and camels with wheeled vehicles.
Nevertheless, we remain flawed. View all 5 comments. Sep 03, Lauren Schumacher rated it liked it. I didn't set out to do a feminist reading of these tales, but it became impossible not to, seeing as how Aladdin rapes Jasmine.
Except her name is Badroulbadour. I can't imagine why Disney thought it needed tweaking. I know what you're thinking. Surely I'm applying some kind of modern expansive definition of rape unfairly to an ancient text.
And I try not to judge historical figures too harshly for all the -isms that were normal within their own time and culture.
Marital rape, for example, didn't I didn't set out to do a feminist reading of these tales, but it became impossible not to, seeing as how Aladdin rapes Jasmine.
Marital rape, for example, didn't exist in the ninth century because the cultural understanding of marriage encompassed the woman's implicit sexual consent for perpetuity.
Whatever, times change. But as far as this generous inclination takes me, it still leaves me with one very raped Jasmine. She is assaulted in a style that would surely appease even the stringent criteria of Senator Aiken: unambiguously forcibly raped by a total stranger who has forcibly entered her private bathroom while she is as naked as a jay bird.
But wait, it gets better! Because Aladdin, being an upstanding and heroic young man, has the good sense to apologize to her afterwards.
You were so pretty that I just couldn't help myself. I hear ya, buddy! Temptresses, amirite!? I'm being cute about it, but I'm not even really exaggerating.
He really does give a non-apology apology scolding her for her own rape. Here's the whole passage: "Adorable princess," cried Aladdin, accosting her in the most respectful manner, "if I should have the misfortune to have displeased you by the temerity with which I have aspired to possess so amiable a person, and the daughter of my sultan, I must confess, that it was to your beautiful eyes, and to your charms alone, that you must attribute it, and not to myself.
Yeah, that happened! I don't know. The stories in Arabian Nights were as charming and as vivid as any other folklore and fairy tales, but Aladdin's story was like a cymbal crash against my ick-receptor, which made it very hard to talk about the warm and lovely string section humming away elsewhere.
There are many women in Arabian Nights who are clever and brave and loyal, women who outperform men and save the day, but their reward at the end is always You lucky dog!
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These fanciful fairy…. History at your fingertips. Finally, after seven voyages, he decided to settle down with his wealth.
He opens it to release a dangerous genie, who has been trapped for hundreds of years and had decided to kill the man who rescues him. The fisherman tricks the genie into returning to the jar, and then tells him the story of "The Vizier and the Sage Duban ," detailed below.
After the story, the genie promises to reward the fisherman, and indeed shows him a magic lake full of strange fish. The fisherman sells the fish to the sultan, who explores the area of the lake to meet a sad prince who had been turned half to stone.
He helps the prince, and then rewards everyone involved. Yunan has Duban executed on that suspicion, and Duban gifts him a magic book before he dies.
After the wise man is beheaded, the king flips through the book, and then dies himself from a poison that Duban has left on its pages.
Davoli was married in and this film can be read as Pasolini's farewell to him. It is no coincidence that Aziz is a very insensitive character and his story ends with his penis being removed for being unfaithful to Budur.
In typical Pasolini fashion, there is also some gender bending casting. Zummurrud's bride is played by the thirteen year son of an Iranian hotel owner who lived near Imam mosque.
This was likely because the scenes involved nudity which would draw the ire of Islamic governments had they been filmed abroad.
The soundtrack was composed by Ennio Morricone. Masjed-e Shah , Isfahan . Jaisi Deval Temple, Kathmandu .
Sundhara Chowk, Patan, Nepal . Shibam , Yemen. The shooting locations are varied and the film was shot in many disparate nations to capture the internationalism of the stories depicted.
The market scene at the very beginning of the film was filmed in a town in Yemen named Zabid , as were the sex scene between Nur-ed-Din and Zummurrud and when the European man abducts Zummurrud.
Most of the Nur-ed-Din and Zummurrud story was shot here. Sium's story that Zummurrud reads about was filmed in Ethiopia with uncredited native actors.
Princess Dunya's palace is the Dar al-Hajar palace in Yemen. Likewise, the deleted scenes of Dunya battling her father were filmed in a desert near the location.
The desert city that Zummurrud rides to disguised as Wardan was shot at Sana'a in Yemen. Aziz's story was also filmed here.
Mesjed-e Imam Imam Mosque, formerly the Shah Mosque in Isfahan, Iran served as the place of the wedding feast where Zummurrud extracts revenge on her former captors and where she sees Nur-ed-Din eating at the very end of the film.
The feast of the three sisters and Nur-ed-Din was shot in Shibam. The pool scene was also filmed here.
When the king meets the first prince transformed into the form of a monkey, this scene was filmed at the golden gate of Hanuman Dhoka in Nepal.
Likewise, Prince Yunan's oriental palace was also shot at Hanuman Dhoka. Yunan's father is bathing in the sunken bath of the Sundari Chowk courtyard.Anime Films Television programs. Learn more about citation styles Citation styles Encyclopedia. Another important literary figure, the Irish poet W. Bent on vengeance, the queen turned the king to stone Das Wetter Heute In Bielefeld the waist, whipped him daily, and forced him to wear a coarse hair shirt under his fine garments.