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The Arabian Nights
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Collected over the centuries from India, Persia, and Arabia, and ranging from adventure fantasies, vivacious erotica, and animal fables, to pointed Sufi tales, these stories provided the daily entertainment of the medieval Islamic world at the height of its glory.
On the contrary, when we can go straight from us to them, without the Victorian intermediary, we can not only appreciate the true exoticism of their setting but also recognize the level on which they are stories about us–great stories about our vain hopes of staving off death and the torments of our sexual jealousy and infidelity.
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