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Paulo Lemos Horta: Aladdin

Paulo Lemos Horta: Aladdin

Friday 1 March, 7.30pm-8.30pm

Al Ras 1, InterContinental, DFC

Everyone knows the story of Aladdin…, or do they? Since it was first added to The Arabian Nights in an eighteenth-century French publication, it has been interpreted in many ways, most often as a children’s tale of rags-to-riches. Professor of Literature at NYU Abu Dhabi Paulo Lemos Horta discusses a brand-new translation of this beloved folktale that celebrates all the darkness and whimsy you’d expect from a story of a rebellious teenager who is rescued from a double-crossing sorcerer by the wits of a princess.

Language: English with Arabic translation
AED 75Foundation Friend: AED 68

All prices are inclusive of VAT

Language: Arabic, English
Session No. 18 
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