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Scheherazade:

see Thousand and One NightsThousand and One Nights
or Arabian Nights,
series of anonymous stories in Arabic, considered as an entity to be among the classics of world literature. The cohesive plot device concerns the efforts of Scheherezade, or Sheherazade, to keep her husband, King Shahryar (or
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Scheherazade

escapes being put to death by telling stories for 1001 nights. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
See: Cunning

Scheherazade

spins yams for Sultan for 1001 nights. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]

Scheherazade

forestalls her execution with 1,001 tales. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
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Uma especie de Sherazade e apresentada nas vestes desse viajanteoperario, que relata diferentes servicos realizados e pessoas encontradas--como o companheiro macaco ou o chefe inexperiente -, e faz uso de certas expressoes e perguntas para costurar e dar continuidade a sua trama: "Bem, o que voce ainda quer saber?
Sebbar's Sherazade is a young woman born and brought up in France.
Naipaul's The Enigma of Arrival as a critique of the Enlightenment; South African truth and reconciliation in Gillian Slovo's Red Dust and Jann Turner's Southern Cross; and narrating conflict in Leila Sebbar's Le fou de Sherazade.
Some of the first children taking a spin around the new tricycle/wheelchair track are, left to right, Adriel Azera, Sherazade Irani, Lisette Keating, Amelia Lee and her big sister, Annette.
As a result, these characters--recalling the protagonist of Sebbar's earlier Sherazade trilogy (1991) as well as the life of the late-nineteenth-century adventuress Isabelle Eberhardt, which is briefly recounted in one of the stories--have a tendency to fugue and disappear.
The rejection of the odalisque is masterfully expressed in the fiction of Leila Sebbar, another Arab woman from the East but transplanted to the West (she is an Algerian living in France) and the author of the Sherazade trilogy.
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Nas gemas sincreticas dessa nova diaspora habitam, de diferentes formas, o erotismo brumoso de uma Sherazade (4) que percorre, com suas palavras, a corda bamba entre o ritual de mortificacao dos punidos e a regeneracao da vida.
Some of the first children taking a spin around the new tricycle/ wheelchair track are, left to right, Adriel Azera, Sherazade Irani, Lisette Keating, Amelia Lee and her big sister, Annette.
A CONSISTENT THEME in Leila Sebbar's early fiction, particularly in her celebrated Scheherazade trilogy (Sherazade, 17 ans, brune, frisee, les yeux verts [1982], Les Carnets de Sherazade [1985], and Le Fou de Sherazade [1991]), was a reconsideration of nineteenth-century orientalism given postcolonial concerns and transnational realities in contemporary France.
Parle mon fils, parle a ta mere and Le pedophile et la maman are treated in chapter 1, while the next three chapters concentrate on the novels constituting the Sherazade triptych, wherein the female protagonist subverts voyeurism as she seeks to achieve equality and access to the public sphere.
The final chapter on Leila Sebbar's Carnets de Sherazade (1985) translates the postcolonial condition into exile, nomadism, and literary metissage.