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Table of Contents Introduction Introductory Essays Beaumont, Daniel: Literary Style and Narrative Techniques in the Arabian Nights Chraïbi, Aboubakr: Situation, Motivation, and Action in the Arabian Nights El-Shamy, Hasan: The Oral Connections of the Arabian Nights Gelder, Geert Jan van: Poetry and the Arabian Nights Grotzfeld, Heinz: The Manuscript Tradition of the Arabian Nights Irwin, Robert: The Arabian Nights in Film Adaptations Kabbani, Rana: The Arabian Nights as an Orientalist Text Kobayashi, Kazue: Illustrations to the Arabian Nights Kruk, Remke: The Arabian Nights and the Popular Epics Malti-Douglas, Fedwa: Homosexuality, Heterosexuality, and Shahrazâd Sadan, Joseph: The Arabian Nights and the Jews Schulze, Reinhard: Images of Masculinity in the Arabian Nights Shoshan, Boaz: Social Life and Popular Culture in the Arabian Nights Walther, Wiebke: Modern Arabic Literature and the Arabian Nights The Phenomenon of the Arabian Nights: An alphabetically arranged survey of 551 stories contained in various manuscripts, printed editions, and European translations of the Arabian Nights The World of the Arabian Nights: An alphabetically arranged survey of entries concerning the origin, character, context and aftermath of the Arabian Nights Bibliography Appendix 1: Concordance of quoted tales Appendix 2: Closely corresponding stories quoted in the Arabian Nights Encyclopedia Appendix 3: Quotations of Chauvin 1892-1922 Appendix 4: International tale-types corresponding to the system of The Types of the Folktale Appendix 5: Narrative motifs according to Stith Thompson's Motif-Index Appendix 6: Quotations of Arabia ridens Index
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