It is a rich portrayal of human inclinations and morality, tainted with the influence of the Thousand and one nights. In the novel Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane we can see the influence of the Nights in several episodes, especially in Book V, when Don Raphael tells the story of his abduction by Algerian corsairs.
The love affair with the Moorish lady, and especially his being smuggled into the harem, is reminiscent of similar scenes in the Nights.
Leo Claretie, Lesage romancier, Colin, Paris His father was a hereditary legal officer of some standing in You can get your copy HERE. Gil Blas, the book Like many novels of its period The History of Gil Blas of Santillana purports to be an autobiography, in this case of a young man Read more. Illustrated by Ad.
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