The bedtime stories of Sinbad, Ali Baba and Aladdin are enchanting stories. They’re also much more: violent, sexually explicit, political, and feminist.
How relevant are 1001 Nights today? Well, they’re still a powerful influence for some very famous writers. Here' Turkish author, Orhan Pamuk.
Background Music: Florencio Asenjo's 1001 Nights: Impressions, --Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Sheherazade, --Maurice Ravel's Sheherazade Overture