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"1001 Nights" Stories

Hosted by a member of the Abu Dhabi Book & Study Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Mon 07 Dec 18:30 - 19:30

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Dear Readers,
While at home, let's all zoom in this Monday at 6.30 pm to attend this interesting talk by NYU institute, to examine both the meaning and application of justice in The Thousand and One Nights (Alf Laylah wa-Laylah). The Speaker shows that the opening story, or frame tale, as well as the two immediately following stories, "The Merchant and the Genie" and "The Fisherman and the ‘Ifrīt," stories broach a question of ethics frequently encountered in advice literature.

* Time: 6:30pm Gulf Standard Time
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The Speaker: Enass Khansa, Assistant Professor, Department of Arabic and Near Eastern Languages, American University of Beirut; Editor, Library of Arabic Literature