"We do not bring medieval works to light, when we read them, we are creating them anew with every interpretation. So today, my reading is one of many."
Yasmine is at work on a fresh translation of the Thousand and One Nights, and she reads an excerpt from her work-in-progress during the episode.
According to Al Ahram, the AFP, and others, the Egyptian hisba case against 1,001 Arabian Nights has been dismissed. Prosecutor Abdel Megid Mahmud threw out the case---brought by a group calling themselves "Lawyers Without Shacklers"---saying the epic tales had been published for centuries without a problem, and had been an inspiration to countless artists. The … Continue reading Public Prosecutor Kicks Case Against ‘Arabian Nights’ to the Curb