Leg over leg or The turtle in the tree. concerning the Fāriyāq, what manner of creature might he be / Volume two :

Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of 'the Fariyaq, ' alter ego of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq, a pivotal figure in the intellectual and literary history of the modern Arab world. The always edifying and often hilarious adventures of the Fariyaq, as he moves from his nati...

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Main Author: Shidyāq, Aḥmad Fāris, 1804?-1887.
Other Authors: Davies, Humphrey T.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : New York University Press, 2013.
Series:Library of Arabic literature.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Letter from the General Editor; Table of Contents; LEG OVER LEG, VOLUME TWO; Contents of the Book; Chapter 1: Rolling a Boulder; Chapter 2: A Salutation and a Conversation; Chapter 3: The Extraction of the Fariyaq from Alexandria, by Sail; Chapter 4: A Throne to Gain which Man Must Make Moan; Chapter 5: A Description of Cairo; Chapter 6: Nothing; Chapter 7: A Description of Cairo; Chapter 8: Notice that the Description of Cairo is Ended; Chapter 9: That to Which I Have Alluded; Chapter 10: A Doctor; Chapter 11: The Fulfillment of What He Promised Us; Chapter 12: Poems for Princes.
  • Chapter 13: A Maqamah to Make You SitChapter 14: An Explanation of the Obscure Words in the Preceding Maqamah and Their Meanings; Chapter 15: Right There!; Chapter 16: Right Here!; Chapter 17: Elegy for a Donkey; Chapter 18: Various Forms of Sickness; Chapter 19: The Circle of the Universe and the Center of This Book; Chapter 20: Miracles and Supernatural Acts; Notes; Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; H; I; K; M; N; P; Q; R; S; W; Y; Z; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; About the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute; About the Typefaces.