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Aladdin : a new translation / translated by Yasmine Seale ; edited by Paulo Lemos Horta.

Contributor(s): Horta, Paulo Lemos [editor.] | Seale, Yasmine [translator.] | Galland, Antoine, 1646-1715. Works. Selections.
Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2018?]Description: xxii, 118 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781631495168.Uniform titles: Aladdin. English. 2018. Subject(s): Aladdin | Fairy talesDDC classification: 398.220956 Summary: "A poor tailor's lazy son finds a magic lamp and uses it to win the hand of a beautiful princess. Long defined by film adaptations that have portrayed Aladdin as a simplistic rags-to-riches story for children, this work of dazzling imagination-and occasionally dark themes-now comes to vibrant new life. "In the capital of one of China's vast and wealthy kingdoms", begins Shahrazad, there lived Aladdin, a rebellious fifteen-year-old who falls prey to a double-crossing sorcerer and is ultimately saved by a princess." - Copac
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Translation based on the Aladdin stories in Antoine Galland's Les Mille et une nuits.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-118).

"A poor tailor's lazy son finds a magic lamp and uses it to win the hand of a beautiful princess.
Long defined by film adaptations that have portrayed Aladdin as a simplistic rags-to-riches story for children, this work of dazzling imagination-and occasionally dark themes-now comes to vibrant new life. "In the capital of one of China's vast and wealthy kingdoms", begins Shahrazad, there lived Aladdin, a rebellious fifteen-year-old who falls prey to a double-crossing sorcerer and is ultimately saved by a princess." - Copac

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