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Oriental Tales By John Hawkesworth

Oriental Tales
by John Hawkesworth

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The appearance in translation of Antoine Galland's "Arabian Nights' Entertainments" early in the 18th century introduced into the English literary tradition the oriental tale. This volume brings together four of the most influential of these oriental tales.
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Oriental Tales by John Hawkesworth

This selection contains `Almoran and Hamet' by John Hawkesworth, `The History of Nourjahad' by Frances Sheridan, `The History of Charoba, Queen of Aegypt' by Clara Reeve, and `Murad the Unlucky' by Maria Edgeworth. This book is intended for students of the early English novel; the Middle East; 18th-century studies; the short story; and narrative theory.

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Table of Contents

"Almoran and Hamet" (1761), John Hawkesworth; "History of Nourjahad" (1767), Frances Sheridan; "History of Charoba, Queen of Aegypt" (1785), Clara Reeve; "Murad the Unlucky" (1804), Maria Edgeworth.

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Oriental Tales by John Hawkesworth
John Hawkesworth
World's Classics
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Oxford University Press
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