Edited with an introduction by Roger Lonsdale London Oxford university press 187 Pages. The history of Caliph Vathek.
VATHEK A Gothic Novel The Original Translation by Reverend Samuel Henley. It is apparently a morality tale based on some of the stories in the Arabian Nights. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Amazon.in Buy The History of the Caliph Vathek by William Beckford Fiction Fantasy book online at best prices in India on Amazon.in. The novel chronicles the fall from power of the Caliph Vathek a fictionalized version of the historical AlWathiq who renounces Islam and engages with his mother Carathis in a series of licentious and deplorable activities designed to gain him supernatural powers. Vathek Gothic novel by William Beckford published in 1786. A preposterous protoorientalist fantasia full of afrits genies harems and evil plots. The novel chronicles the fall from power of the Caliph Vathek a fictionalized version of the historical AlWathiq who. The 1819century was noted for an obsession of all things Oriental. 10 The Publishers Circular and General Record of British and Foreign Literature giving a transcript of the titlepage of every work published in Great Britain and every. This book is published by Booklassic which brings young readers closer to . The History of Caliph Vathek by William Beckford. Vathek ninth Caliph of the race of the Abassides is the son of Motassem and the grandson of Haroun al Raschid. at Fonthill Beckford conceived the story of the caliph Vathek a monarch as impious as . Vathek William Beckford. The History of the Caliph Vathek by William Beckford Fiction Fantasy von William Beckford Englische Bücher zum Genre Science Fiction Fantasy günstig portofrei bestellen im Online Shop von Ex Libris.