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By Abdelfattah Kilito,Mbarek Sryfi,Eric Sellin

In Arabs and the artwork of Storytelling, the eminent Moroccan literary historian and critic Kilito revisits and reassesses, in a contemporary severe mild, many conventional narratives of the Arab global. He brings to such celebrated texts as 1000 and One Nights, Kalila and Dimna, and Kitab al-Bukhala’ clean and iconoclastic perception, giving new lifestyles to vintage tales which are frequently handled as fossilized and untouchable cultural treasures.
For Arab students and readers, poetry has for hundreds of years taken priority, overshadowing narrative as an important literary style. the following, Kilito demonstrates the foremost position narrative has performed within the improvement of Arab belles lettres and ethical philosophy. His urbane kind has earned him a faithful following between experts and common readers alike, making this translation a useful contribution to an English-speaking audience.

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