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Moroccan Folktales

Jilali El Koudia

Translated from the Arabic by Jilali El Koudia and Roger Allen

With Critical Analysis by Hasan M. El-Shamy

Paper $19.95    |    978-0-8156-1101-1    |    2018

Cloth $24.95    |    0-8156-0789-X    |    2003

ebook 978-0-8156-5444-5

Folktales collected from Teuan, Al-Huceima, Taza, Fes, Marrakesh, and Tahanout.

"A charming variety of folktales from various regions of Morocco. The book’s value is greatly increased by the technical analysis of the tales by El-Shamy, a professional folklorist. . . . Recommended."—Choice

  Moroccan Folktales

  Jilali El Koudia is an acclaimed Moroccan literary critic, writer, and translator. He is the author of Moroccan Short Stories and the translator of many Moroccan literary works. Roger Allen is emeritus professor of Arabic language and literature at the University of Pennsylvania. His books include The Arabic Novel: An Historical and Critical Introduction, and a co-translation of In Search of Walid Masoud by Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Hasan El-Shamy is emeritus professor of folklore in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University. He is the editor and translator of Folktales of Egypt and editor of Popular Stories of Ancient Egypt.

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5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 200 pages, appendixes, glossary

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