Franklin

Fables of the East : selected tales, 1662-1785 / edited by Ros Ballaster.

Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 277 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Fables, Oriental.
Fables.
Contents:
From The Arabian nights entertainments, 'translated' by Antoine Galland (1704-1715)
'The fable of the mouse, that was changed into a little girl' from The fables of Pilpay, translated by Joseph Harris (1699)
'The history of Commladeve' from Tales, from the Inatulla of Delhi, translated by Alexander Dow (1768)
'The adventures of Urad' from James Ridley, Tales of the genii (1764)
'The history of the Christian eunuch' from Eliza Haywood, Philidore and Placentia (1727)
Joseph Addison, Spectator, no. 512, 12 October 1712
Horace Walpole, 'Mi Li, a Chinese fairy tale' from Hieroglyphic tales (1785)
'A voyage to Kachemire, the paradise of Indostan' from François Bernier, A continuation of the memories of Monsieur Bernier, translated by Henry Oxenberg (1672)
From The general history of the Mogol Empire, compiled by François Catrou from the memoirs of Niccolo Manucci (1709)
From Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M...y W...y M...e (1763)
From Giovanni Paolo Marana, The eight volumes of letters writ by a Turkish spy, translated by William Bradshaw (1687-1694)
From Charles Secondat de Montesquieu, Persian letters, translated by Charles Ozell (1722)
From Oliver Goldsmith, The citizen of the world (1762).
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Ballaster, Rosalind.
ISBN:
0199267340 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
0199267359 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
OCLC:
60837767
Publisher Number:
9780199267347 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
9780199267354 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
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