Aladdin (The 1001 Arabian Nights)
There were two genies?! Learn about the original street rat, ancient literary history, and how people thought every place they didn’t know was called China.
NOTES & LINKS:
The full 1885 text version by Burton that Taylor read: http://bit.ly/aladdinttext
The 2008 (most recent) translation on Amazon: http://bit.ly/aladdin2008
A short video on the Disney Aladdin’s “Black Friday” situation:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6C_bRWntfQ
A photo of the “Green Fat Genie” Evan mentioned seeing: http://bit.ly/greengenie
An opinion article on the top 10 stories from 1001 Nights http://bit.ly/top10nights
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