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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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As a part of two-day event, Sheherezade: The Walled City Anthology, the streets of the Walled City are being lit by a series of art installations besides performances are being held.
Sheherezade is an urban intervention created through a collaboration between Numaish Karachi-Lahore, the British Council in Pakistan, the Walled City Lahore Authority (WCLA), and MadLab (UK).
exhibition of Harappan artifacts of the Indus Valley Civilization objects, the display also included terracotta replicas made by late potter Mohammad Nawaz and contemporary potteries of ceramist Sheherezade Alam, providing a link with the 5,000-year-old ceramic legacy.
with featured potteries of Muhammad Nawaz and ceramist Sheherezade Alam.
Sheherezade evaded death for 1001 nights: for Zuaiter, there was no reprieve.
The exhibition comprises a visually evocative installation of Indus pottery from the Lahore Museums own collection designed to enable Harappa civilization to be intellectually, physically and culturally accessible to a diverse and demographic audience; the exhibition juxtaposes the ancient with the contemporary by also featuring the works of two Pakistani potters Muhammad Nawaz and Sheherezade Alam within the archaeological, historical and artistic context of Harappa.
Miracles happen in those tales narrated brilliantly by Sheherezade. Ironically, the miracle in "The Iraqi Nights" poem is that "in Iraq / after a thousand and one nights / something ordinary / will happen." So the utmost hope in these Iraqi nights is to live an ordinary life.
En otras palabras, la ficcion documental introduce dentro de si misma otra ficcion, promoviendo algo asi como una ficcion en segundo grado (como Sheherezade, cuando le relata al rey un cuento cada noche e introduce una narracion dentro de la narracion).
There's the Sheherezade initiative at Carnegie Hall on the same day, I say, to fight against violence toward women, he's a natural for it.
We welcomed our first (ever) new member from Pakistan, Alam Sheherezade. In traditional dress, Alam expressed her heartfelt appreciation for being elected to this international community of ceramics.