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  • proper n. A female name.


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From Persian شهرزاد (Šahrzâd).


  • Scheherazade is what Ed writes while trying to make his deadline.

  • I also assumed I never would; Scheherazade is no longer in print, and the few paperbacks in circulation can get pricey.

  • As she spins their tale in Scheherazade fashion and relates equally mesmerizing stories of deathless love in Japan, Iceland, Italy, and England, he finds himself drawn back to lifeand, finally, in love.

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  • I simply jotted down the word Scheherazade in my desk book.

    Ten Minutes, That's It

  • Scheherazade is a glossy looking magazine whose editors have sadly announced that they will be producing only two more issues.

    SciFi UK Review | Archive | November

  • And in a sense, Scheherazade is a fitting figure for Bogle the letter-writer, for the narrative or flow of correspondence is coterminous with life itself; as Janet Altman has noted, "[t] o write is to live when the letter is literally the only sign of life" (149).

    Colonial Correspondence: The Letters of George Bogle from Bengal, Bhutan and Tibet, 1770-81

  • Like the Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges, she is fascinated by storytelling, circularity, the nature of time and the legend of Scheherazade, which is evident in "Arabian Moons" (2008), a 16mm film loop she perforated 1,001 times, producing a ragged, dancing moon.

    A Fresh Approach Yields Poetry

  • She and her beautiful nude body create a sensation, and she matches her success the next season when she dances with Nijinsky in Scheherazade.

    View from the Northern Border

  • Scheherazade is the Persian name of the young bride who tells the stories in The Thousand and One Nights.

    Scheherazade Goes West

  • The grand vizier, who, as has been already said, was the executioner of this horrid injustice against his will, had two daughters, the eldest called Scheherazade, and the youngest

    The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Volume 01


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