The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade

The Thousand and Second Tale of Scheherazade Having fulfilled this vow for many years to the letter and with a religious punctuality and method that conferred great credit upon him as a man of devout feeling and excellent sense he was interrup

  • Title: The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade
  • Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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  • Page: 481
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  • Having fulfilled this vow for many years to the letter, and with a religious punctuality and method that conferred great credit upon him as a man of devout feeling and excellent sense, he was interrupted one afternoon no doubt at his prayers by a visit from his grand vizier, to whose daughter, it appears, there had occurred an idea Her name was Scheherazade, and her ideHaving fulfilled this vow for many years to the letter, and with a religious punctuality and method that conferred great credit upon him as a man of devout feeling and excellent sense, he was interrupted one afternoon no doubt at his prayers by a visit from his grand vizier, to whose daughter, it appears, there had occurred an idea Her name was Scheherazade, and her idea was, that she would either redeem the land from the depopulating tax upon its beauty, or perish, after the approved fashion of all heroines, in the attempt.

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    1. Edgar Allan Poe

      The name Poe brings to mind images of murderers and madmen, premature burials, and mysterious women who return from the dead His works have been in print since 1827 and include such literary classics as The Tell Tale Heart, The Raven, and The Fall of the House of Usher This versatile writer s oeuvre includes short stories, poetry, a novel, a textbook, a book of scientific theory, and hundreds of essays and book reviews He is widely acknowledged as the inventor of the modern detective story and an innovator in the science fiction genre, but he made his living as America s first great literary critic and theoretician Poe s reputation today rests primarily on his tales of terror as well as on his haunting lyric poetry.Just as the bizarre characters in Poe s stories have captured the public imagination so too has Poe himself He is seen as a morbid, mysterious figure lurking in the shadows of moonlit cemeteries or crumbling castles This is the Poe of legend But much of what we know about Poe is wrong, the product of a biography written by one of his enemies in an attempt to defame the author s name.The real Poe was born to traveling actors in Boston on January 19, 1809 Edgar was the second of three children His other brother William Henry Leonard Poe would also become a poet before his early death, and Poe s sister Rosalie Poe would grow up to teach penmanship at a Richmond girls school Within three years of Poe s birth both of his parents had died, and he was taken in by the wealthy tobacco merchant John Allan and his wife Frances Valentine Allan in Richmond, Virginia while Poe s siblings went to live with other families Mr Allan would rear Poe to be a businessman and a Virginia gentleman, but Poe had dreams of being a writer in emulation of his childhood hero the British poet Lord Byron Early poetic verses found written in a young Poe s handwriting on the backs of Allan s ledger sheets reveal how little interest Poe had in the tobacco business.For information, please see enpedia wiki Edgar_al


    1. يعني شهريار استحمل كل حاجة، عفريت محبوس في قمقم، الاشكيف، الرخ وحصان وردي يطير بجناحين خضرلكنه لم يستطع تحمل هذا؟في قصة بو العبقرية المؤسفة، التي قرر أن يستكمل بها بأسلوبه حقيقة ما حدث في الليلة الثانية بعد الألف لشهرازاد، رفع شعار"الحقيقة أغرب من الخيال"هي ليست أعادة حكي، [...]

    2. A fantasy buffet according to Poe. Genius of imagination, and humorous.The story made me feel the way "Pan's Labyrinth" made me feel, as if the child of long ago in me awakened in the horrors and Utopias of forgotten and abandoned imagination.

    3. Ή πως κάποιος μπορεί να πιστέψει τα παραμύθια και να θεωρήσει ψέμα την επιστήμη

    4. Când am citit nuvela aceasta, am făcut o analogie cu Biblia, cartea de căpătai a creştinismului, eu fiind un om dintre aceia care nu priveşte Scriptura prin ochiul metaforic. Dar iată cât de mult m-a surprins relaţia dintre limbajul artistic şi limbajul denotativ de aici:1. "Un altul avea un braţ atât de lung încât putea să şadă la Damasc şi să scrie răvaş la Bagdad" => Telegraful electric transmite ştirile instantaneu la orice distanţă, cel puţin pe pământ. 2. "Ei [...]

    5. On my kindle I have The Complete Works of Edgar Allen Poe. As I have never made a complete perusal of Poe I thought it would be brilliant fun to do so now. This is generally what I think of when I think of Poe:I think of ravens on dark, twisted nights, beating hearts, swinging pendulums and brick walls. I think of creepy to an exponential factor. So when I began my journey through the land of Poe I was looking for mysterious, dark, disturbingat is not what I found.Honestly, what I mostly found w [...]

    6. For some reason, this isn't a popular story of Poe's. And yeah, I guess I can see why. After all, it doesn't really seem like one of his stories, especially as it's told through Scheherazade, who is narrating yet another tale of Sinbad in his words. Myself, I gave it a try since I'm a fan of A Thousand and One Arabian Nights tales. And, honestly, this story has convinced me of one thing:That I will support whomever claims that Edgar Allan Poe could have been an alien.I'm serious. Because the ima [...]

    7. Poe's begins with the Arabian Night fable and added one more night to 1001 to kill her at the end, when she told the story of the Sindbad his adventure with some sort of the modern invention :/ :/ :/ Truth is stranger than fiction. "Stop!" said the king -- "I can't stand that, and I won't. You have already given me a dreadful headache with your liesally!!! after all that time but to come to think of it "Truth is - Really!!! - stranger than fiction." , he accepted all the stories with all the mag [...]

    8. It started off very well. The premise was an unusual one for Poe - something that actually seems to happen quite often, now that I think of it (I suppose I've been typecasting him too much as a horror writer) - and I did admire the way he makes you forget that it's a story about a story telling a story about a lady telling a story. The second half - though pretty cool in its ongoing theme that sometimes truth is stranger than fiction, and the way he recounts all the incredible biological, geogra [...]

    9. This was an odd but interesting short story. I think the premise is excellent but the execution felt flat.It reminded me of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale for moments because of the tone.The problems is that I only understood the point with the calculator and the printing machine. If one has to read the notes to understand a story, it isn't a good story. The king's interruptions were annoying.

    10. Satire from Poe, about our inability to distinguish truth from fiction. I am glad it is not too long, though.

    11. Even an audiobook read by the one-and-only David Case could not make me enjoy this story. In an attempt to present a satire of the tale of Scheherazade, Poe just made the story way too weird. It was like a tale on an acid trip--and not in a good way either.Throughout the story, I kept wondering as to whether Poe was serious about the adventure-entertainment content of it? I love satire but it needs to entertain vs. annoy me, and this one was definitely grating. Is Poe trying to beat the original [...]

    12. The book began with a good start with Poe recounting how 'Scheherzade' came into being the wife of a king who killed each one of his wives,every night, to uphold his vow (you gotta read the book to know the what, why and when's). She survived 1001 nights with him. This story is about the next night of how she recounted a vivid tale of realism through the eyes of Sindbad, the sailor.Although the end was unexpected and the irony was all pervasive, during the course, the story had been wrung of hum [...]

    13. I haven't read a tale like this since chilhood, Which is seemingly inspired by The Arabian Nights, and Sinbad Adeventures Back then I used to Admire Sheherazade's Tales But right at the beginning of reading I didn't quiet like it, there was too much fiction, and then by the middele of the book I found my slef enjoying the tale, just like old daysI still prefer reading such tales in Arabic, It would be more enjoyable.

    14. Leonie ist zurück und die Hauptperson dieser CD, Poe kommt nicht vor. OK der Teil strotz vor Zufällen, Leonie trifft, die verwundete Anna im Krankenhaus und läuft Dr. Baker über den Weg und das in NY, extrem unwahrscheinlich, aber es ist ja auch ein Hörspiel.Es bleibt spannend, denn Dr. Bakers Gehilfe hat anscheinend überlebt und die Verfolgung Poes aufgenommen.Dieser Teil lief am 14.09.08 um 22:00 auf HR2

    15. Allan Poe is known for his darkness and surprising endings but in this small story he explores a terrain he's never been on, quite possibly one of the very first approaches to a dark, twisted fantasy.The ending is expectedly dark but all along the story you're expecting something else. It certainly doesn't feel like Poe at all.

    16. Started off interesting and different but ended on a sour note for me. The ending dragged on somewhat. I don't really get the point at the end of the story either. This definitely could have been so much better.

    17. EAP does quite a job of telling all the miraculous tales within this story. Kind of a weird story but I recommend it.

    18. I never seem to follow Poe's prose as well when he is trying to be humorous. This was another one of those stories.

    19. Spoiler alert:"What Muslim Man would dare to kill Scheherazade?" says Kemal to Fatima in Sheherazade Goes West. Well, Poe dared to do it.

    20. This was weird and I have to say I enjoyed it. Don't ask me to pronounce "Scheherazade" though I can't do it. lol

    21. Poe gives his humorous version of the Scheherazade stories. The story is also available online at: online-literature

    22. This retelling and continuation of the Arabian Nights is quite imaginative and includes elements of other classic stories woven into the telling of "what happened after" the 1001 nights were up.

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