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Stranger magic : charmed states and The Arabian nights, Marina Warner

Label
Stranger magic : charmed states and The Arabian nights
Title
Stranger magic
Title remainder
charmed states and The Arabian nights
Statement of responsibility
Marina Warner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Our foremost theorist of myth, fairytale, and folktale explores the magical realm of the imagination where carpets fly and genies grant prophetic wishes. Stranger Magic examines the profound impact of the Arabian Nights on the West, the progressive exoticization of magic, and the growing acceptance of myth and magic in contemporary experience
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Warner, Marina
Dewey number
398.22
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PJ7737
LC item number
.W37 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Magic in literature
  • Myth in literature
  • Orientalism
Label
Stranger magic : charmed states and The Arabian nights, Marina Warner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [499]-516) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Solomon the wise king. The fisherman and the genie ; Master of jinn ; The city of brass ; Riding the wind : the flying carpet I ; Prince Ahmed and Fairy Peri Banou ; A tapestry of great price : the flying carpet II -- Dark arts, strange Gods. The prince of the Black Islands ; The worst witch ; Egyptian attitudes ; Hasan of Basra ; Magians and dervishes ; A fortune regained ; Dream knowledge -- Active goods. 'Everything you desire to know about the East...' ; The Greek king and Doctor Douban ; The thing-world of the Arabian Nights ; Abu Mohammed the Lazy ; The world of the talisman ; Marouf the cobbler ; The voice of the toy ; Money talks -- Oriental masquerades. Magnificent moustaches : Hamilton's fooling, Voltaire's impersonations ; Rosebud and Uns al-Wujud the darling boy ; The jinniya and the Egyptian prince ; 'Symbols of wonder' : William Beckford's arabesque ; Oriental masquerade ; Goethe's West-Eastern Divan -- Flights of reason. Camar al-Zaman and Princess Badoura ; Thought experiments : flight before flight ; Why Aladdin? ; Machine dreams ; The ebony horse ; The shadows of Lotte Reiniger ; Aladdin of the beautiful moles ; The couch : a case history ; Prince Ardashir and Hayat al-Nufus -- 'All the story of the night told over-- '
Control code
1357455
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 540 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780674055308
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011047124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1357455
  • (OCoLC)758383788
Label
Stranger magic : charmed states and The Arabian nights, Marina Warner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [499]-516) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Solomon the wise king. The fisherman and the genie ; Master of jinn ; The city of brass ; Riding the wind : the flying carpet I ; Prince Ahmed and Fairy Peri Banou ; A tapestry of great price : the flying carpet II -- Dark arts, strange Gods. The prince of the Black Islands ; The worst witch ; Egyptian attitudes ; Hasan of Basra ; Magians and dervishes ; A fortune regained ; Dream knowledge -- Active goods. 'Everything you desire to know about the East...' ; The Greek king and Doctor Douban ; The thing-world of the Arabian Nights ; Abu Mohammed the Lazy ; The world of the talisman ; Marouf the cobbler ; The voice of the toy ; Money talks -- Oriental masquerades. Magnificent moustaches : Hamilton's fooling, Voltaire's impersonations ; Rosebud and Uns al-Wujud the darling boy ; The jinniya and the Egyptian prince ; 'Symbols of wonder' : William Beckford's arabesque ; Oriental masquerade ; Goethe's West-Eastern Divan -- Flights of reason. Camar al-Zaman and Princess Badoura ; Thought experiments : flight before flight ; Why Aladdin? ; Machine dreams ; The ebony horse ; The shadows of Lotte Reiniger ; Aladdin of the beautiful moles ; The couch : a case history ; Prince Ardashir and Hayat al-Nufus -- 'All the story of the night told over-- '
Control code
1357455
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 540 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780674055308
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011047124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1357455
  • (OCoLC)758383788

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