One of my advisors in ethnomusicology was Folklore professor, Dr. Hasan El Shamy. He is an Egyptian folklorist who has gone to every region of Egypt and recorded their folk stories. I was fortunate to… Read more.
The Kismet of Shahrazad: Fate and Transformation in the Tales from 1001 Nights Written: January 30, 2002 Introduction Alf Layla Wa Layla, or 1001 Nights, is the most famous folktale of the Arabic speaking literature. … Read more.