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Title The Thousand and One Nights and Twentieth-Century Fiction
Reviewer Open
Date 2018-09-18 19:10:39Hit : 100
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Richard van Leeuwen
BRILL; Lam edition (July 19, 2018)


In The Thousand and One Nights and Twentieth-Century Fiction, Richard van Leeuwen challenges conventional perceptions of the development of 20th-century prose by arguing that Thousand and One Nights, as an intertextual model, has been a crucial influence on authors who have contributed to shaping the main literary currents in 20th-century world literature, inspiring new forms and concepts of literature and texts.