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Burton, Richard F., "Preface," in The Arabian Nights, Tales from A Thousand and One Nights, translated by Richard F. Burton, Modern Library, 2001.

———,  "Terminal Essay," in A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, translated by Richard F. Burton, Vol. 10, Burton Club "Baghdad Edition," 1885—1886, pp. 63—302.

Burton, Richard F., trans., The Arabian Nights, Tales from A Thousand and One Nights,  Modern Library, 2001.

Byatt, A. S., "Introduction," in The Arabian Nights, Tales from A Thousand and One Nights, translated by Richard F. Burton, Modern Library, 2001, pp. xiii—xx.

Campbell, Joseph, "Editor's Introduction," in The Portable Arabian Nights, translated by John Payne, edited by Joseph Campbell, Viking Press, 1952, pp. 1—35.

Gerhardt, Mia J., The Art of Story-Telling, E. J. Brill, 1963.

Knipp, C, "The Arabian Nights in England: Galland's Translation and Its Successors," in Journal of Arabic Literature, Vol. 5, 1974, pp. 44—54.

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