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Lane, Edward William 1801-1876

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Works: 412 works in 1,715 publications in 7 languages and 14,161 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Dictionaries  Fairy tales  Juvenile works  Fiction  Illustrated works  History  Biography  Sacred books  Commentaries 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, tra
Classifications: PJ7715, 808.8
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The thousand and one nights' : commonly called the Arabian nights' entertainments by Edward Stanley Poole( )

19 editions published between 1847 and 2000 in English and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commonly called the Arabian Nights’ Entertainments. A new translation from the Arabic, with copious notes, by E. W. Lane. Illustrated by ... engravings on wood from original designs by W. Harvey
Stories from the thousand and one nights : (The Arabian nights' entertainments) by Charles William Eliot( Book )

58 editions published between 1909 and 2001 in English and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of forty-one of the stories told by Shahrazad (Scheherazade)
The manners & customs of the modern Egyptians by Edward William Lane( Book )

101 editions published between 1860 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pioneering work of cultural anthropology, E.W. Lane's study of Egyptian society has not been out of print since it was first issued in 1836. Immersing himself in Egyptian culture, Lane learned the Arabic language and adopted the Arab way of life. Written before the forces of innovation transformed Egypt, Manners and Customs is recognized for its wide-ranging scope of detail of daily life on topics such as the nature of Islamic laws and its relation to government, birth and marriage customs, death and funeral rites, music and dancing, and the world of magic and alchemy. This distinctive work retains its power to charm and fascinate contemporary readers. AUTHOR BIO: Edward William Lane (1801-1875) was a distinguished English scholar of the Arab world who made voyages up the Nile in 1826 and 1827. Fascinated by Egyptian lives and customs, he traveled to Egypt frequently and lived in Cairo from 1833 to 1835, where he studied and adopted Egyptian dress. -- From www.amazon.com (Nov. 21, 2016)
An account of the manners and customs of the modern Egyptians by Edward William Lane( Book )

55 editions published between 1835 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fist published in 1836, this classic book has never gone out of print, continuously providing material and inspiration for generations of scholars, writers, and travelers, who have praised its comprehensiveness, detail, and perception. Yet the editions in print during most of the twentieth century would not have met Lane's approval. Lacking parts of Lane's text and many of his original illustrations (while adding many that were not his), they were based on what should have been ephemeral editions, published long after the author's death. Meanwhile, the definitive fifth edition of 1860, the result of a quarter century of Lane's corrections, reconsiderations, and additions, long ago disappeared from bookstore shelves. Now the 1860 edition of Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians is available again, with a useful general introduction by Jason Thompson."--Jacket
Arabian society in the Middle Ages : studies from the thousand and one nights by Edward William Lane( Book )

43 editions published between 1883 and 2012 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thousand and one nights, commonly called, in England, the Arabian nights' entertainments. A new translation from the Arabic, with copious notes by Edward William Lane( Book )

79 editions published between 1841 and 2011 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the manners and customs of the modern Egyptians : written in Egypt during the years 1833-1835 by Edward William Lane( Book )

76 editions published between 1842 and 1989 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabic-English lexicon by Edward William Lane( Book )

103 editions published between 1863 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E.W. Lane's Arabic-English Dictionary and Lexicon "Derived from the best and the most copious Eastern Sources, comprising a very large collection of words and significations omitted in the K'amoos, with supplements to its abridged and defective explanations, ample grammatical and critical comments, and examples in prose and verse: composed by means of the munificence of tile most noble Algernon, Duke of Northumberland, and the bounty of the British government:by in two books: the first, in 8 Parts, containing all the classical words and significations commonly known to the learned among the Arabs; second, never published or completed, that are of rare occurrence and not commonly known. After thirty-four years of labour at the Lexicon, Mr. Lane died, on the tenth of August, 1876. Volumes6-8 completed by his nephew S. Lane-Poole, 1877-1893
The Arabian nights entertainments : containing sixty-five stories told by Shahrazade the Sultaness to divert Shahryar the Sultan from the execution of a vow he had made to avenge the disloyalty of his first Sultaness( Book )

6 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheherezade, daughter of King Shahryar's advisor, tells her husband a different story every night to keep the king from killing her
The thousand and one nights' : commonly called The Arabian nights' entertainments( Book )

77 editions published between 1839 and 1986 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original text of the first English translation of the ZER (from the Bulaq (Cairo) edition), before the extensive revisions of 1859; lavishly illustrated by William Harvey and Owen Jones
The Arabian nights entertainments by Edward William Lane( Book )

33 editions published between 1847 and 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 26 tales told by Scheherazade to save herself and other young girls from death at the Sultan's hands
The Koran : an edition prepared for English readers : being an arrangement in chronological order( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the Kur-án by Edward William Lane( Book )

33 editions published between 1843 and 2016 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes exhaustive introduction
Selections from the Ḳur-án, commonly called, in England, the Koran; with an interwoven commentary by Edward William Lane( Book )

18 editions published in 1843 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arabian nights'entertainments; or, The thousand and one nights by Edward William Lane( Book )

20 editions published between 1879 and 2016 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arabian nights : an anthology( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales told by Scheherazade to amuse the cruel sultan and stop him from executing her as he had his other daily wives
 
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An account of the manners and customs of the modern Egyptians
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An account of the manners and customs of the modern EgyptiansArabian society in the Middle Ages : studies from the thousand and one nightsArabic-English lexiconAn account of the manners and customs of the modern Egyptians, written in Egypt during the years 1833, -34, and -35, partly from notes made during a former visit to that country in the years 1825, -26, -27, and -28Selections from the Kur-ánEdward William Lane, 1801-1876 : the life of the pioneering Egyptologist and orientalist
Alternative Names
Edvard Uilyam Leyn

Edward William Lane britischer Orientalist

Edward William Lane Brits vertaler (1801-1876)

Edward William Lane orientalista, arabista e traduttore britannico

Lane, E.

Lane, E. W.

Lane, E.W. 1801-1876

Lane, E. W. (Edward William), 1801-1876

Lane, Edward W.

Lane, Edward W. 1801-1876

Lane, Edward W. (Edward William), 1801-1876

Lėĭn, Ė. U. (Ėdvard Uilʹi︠a︡m)

Lejn, Eduard Uil'jam 1801-1876

Lejn, Edvard Uilʹjam 1801-1876

Līn, A. W. 1801-1876

Лейн, Эдвард Уильям

Лэйн, Э. У. (Эдвард Уильям)

אדוארד ליין

ادوارد لين

إدوارد وليم لين، 1801-1876

ادوارد ویلیام لین مترجم بریتانیایی

إدورد وليم لين

إدورد وليم لين مترجم من المملكة المتحدة

ایڈورڈ ولیم لین

لاين، إدوارد وليم، 1801-1876

لين، إ. و.، 1801-1876

لين، ادوارد وليم

لين، ادورد وليم

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