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A Thousand and One Nights

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1/5. Scheherazade. Ajourneythrough TheArabian
Nights, also known as The Thousand and One Nights.
From Aladdin's lamp togenies, this medieval collection ofstories-within-stories has become part of the English language. Novelist and Arabist Robert Irwin explores Scheherazade, the woman who escaped death by turning survival into an artform. Producer Jo Glanville

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Robert Irwin
Producer:
Jo Glanville

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