Through the looking glass

Warner, Marina
June 2006
New Statesman;6/5/2006, Vol. 135 Issue 4795, p38
The article focuses on the relationship between East and West in the arts and animal folklore. "The Mirror for Princes," an Arabic story cycle from the 8th-century is discussed in detail, as well as a staged version of the stories in London, put on by Sulayman al-Bassam. Edward Said's book "Orientalism," is briefly explored, as well as the various political and artistic influences between the West and Eastern worlds.


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