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Whatever gets you through the night : a story of sheherezade and the Arabian entertainments /

"I fear each passing night that I will not receive my maintenance dose of suspense, and then I will cease to exist."--Whatever Gets You through the NightWhatever Gets You through the Night is an irreverent and deeply funny retelling of the Arabian Nights and a wildly inspired exploration o...

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Main Author: Codrescu, Andrei, 1946-
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2011.
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Online Access:Online version
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Summary:"I fear each passing night that I will not receive my maintenance dose of suspense, and then I will cease to exist."--Whatever Gets You through the NightWhatever Gets You through the Night is an irreverent and deeply funny retelling of the Arabian Nights and a wildly inspired exploration of the timeless art of storytelling. Award-winning writer Andrei Codrescu reimagines how Sheherezade saved Baghdad's virgins and her own life through a heroic feat of storytelling--one that kept the Persian king Sharyar hanging in agonizing narrative and erotic suspense for 1001 nights. For Sheherezade, the en.
Physical Description:1 online resource (179 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-179).
ISBN:9781400838011
1400838010
9781283033510
1283033518
Access:JSTOR Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons.