Leg over leg, or, The turtle in the tree concerning the Fāriyāq. what manner of creature might he be / Volumes one and two :
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Table of Contents:
- Cover; Contents; Letter from the General Editor; About this Paperback; Foreword; Notes to the Frontmatter; Contents of the Book; The Dedication of This Elegantly Eloquent Book; Author's Notice; An Introduction by the Publisher of This Book; Proem; BOOK ONE; Chapter 1: Raising a Storm; Chapter 2: A Bruising Fall and a Protecting Shawl; Chapter 3: Various Amusing Anecdotes; Chapter 4: Troubles and a Tambour; Chapter 5: A Priest and a Pursie, Dragging Pockets and Dry Grazing; Chapter 6: Food and Feeding Frenzies; Chapter 7: A Donkey that Brayed, a Journey Made, a Hope Delayed.
- Chapter 8: Bodega, Brethren, and BoardChapter 9: Unseemly Conversations and Crooked Contestations; Chapter 10: Angering Women Who Dart Sideways Looks, and Claws like Hooks; Chapter 11: That Which Is Long and Broad; Chapter 12: A Dish and an Itch; Chapter 13: A Maqāmah, or, a Maqāmah on "Chapter 13"; Chapter 14: A Sacrament; Chapter 15: The Priest's Tale; Chapter 16: The Priest's Tale Continued; Chapter 17: Snow; Chapter 18: Bad Luck; Chapter 19: Emotion and Motion; Chapter 20: The Difference between Market-men and Bag-men; BOOK TWO; Chapter 1: Rolling a Boulder.
- Chapter 2: A Salutation and a ConversationChapter 3: The Extraction of the Fāriyāq 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 Maqāmah to Make You Sit; Chapter 14: An Explanation of the Obscure Words in the Preceding Maqāmah 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 Translator; The Library of Arabic Literature.