The Arabian Nights and Children: A History

Oxford Writers' HouseEssays2016DecemberThe Arabian Nights and Children: A History

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The Arabian Nights and Children: A History

The collection of stories is immense in size: the phrase ‘a thousand and one’ is Arabic in origin and means ‘infinite’.

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Nayra Zaghloul

Nayra Zaghloul

Nayra Zaghloul is a finalist reading English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford. She is interested in the synergy between literature produced by different cultures at varying points in time. She typically writes (and Instagrams) about Egypt, poetry and fashion.


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