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The man of wiles in popular Arabic literature

M. C. Lyons

The man of wiles in popular Arabic literature

a study of a medieval Arab hero

by M. C. Lyons

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nasreddin Hoca (Legendary character) in literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Arabic Folk literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMalcolm C. Lyons
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR268.A73 L97 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 254 pages ;
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25395600M
    ISBN 100748645020, 0748654208
    ISBN 109780748645022, 9780748654208
    LC Control Number2012398419
    OCLC/WorldCa757931287


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