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The Resource Erotica, love and humor in Arabia : spicy stories from the Book of songs by al-Isfahani, Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani ; translated and edited by George Dimitri Sawa

Erotica, love and humor in Arabia : spicy stories from the Book of songs by al-Isfahani, Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani ; translated and edited by George Dimitri Sawa

Label
Erotica, love and humor in Arabia : spicy stories from the Book of songs by al-Isfahani
Title
Erotica, love and humor in Arabia
Title remainder
spicy stories from the Book of songs by al-Isfahani
Statement of responsibility
Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani ; translated and edited by George Dimitri Sawa
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
"The Book of Songs of Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani (AD 897-971) is an extensive collection of text from pre-Islam Mecca, Medina, Damascus and Baghdad. This translation presents love stories and poems, anecdotes, satires, erotic encounters, bathroom humor and descriptions of genitalia, sex toys and sex positions, along with stories praising and criticizing both homosexuality and heterosexuality"--
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
897 or 898-967
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ab? al-Faraj al-I?bah?n?
Dewey number
892.7/134
Index
index present
LC call number
PJ7631
LC item number
.A2213 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Erotic poetry, Arabic
  • Sex customs
  • Sex customs
Target audience
adult
Label
Erotica, love and humor in Arabia : spicy stories from the Book of songs by al-Isfahani, Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani ; translated and edited by George Dimitri Sawa
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149 -152) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 162 pages
Isbn
9781476663654
Lccn
2016018884
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40026316972
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn933590612
  • (Sirsi) o933590612
  • (OCoLC)933590612
Label
Erotica, love and humor in Arabia : spicy stories from the Book of songs by al-Isfahani, Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani ; translated and edited by George Dimitri Sawa
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149 -152) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 162 pages
Isbn
9781476663654
Lccn
2016018884
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40026316972
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn933590612
  • (Sirsi) o933590612
  • (OCoLC)933590612

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