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NEFZAOUI, S.: Perfumed Garden (The) (translated by Richard Burton)

The 15th-century Arabian text The Perfumed Garden stands with India’s The Karma Sutra as one of the greatest erotic texts in classic literature. It is primarily a manual for sexual activity of all kinds, dealing in some considerable detail with physical attributes, foreplay, coital positions and advice for how to achieve greater satisfaction for both partners, as well as sexual health. In addition, it contains some enlivening stories of sexual encounters and sexual needs fulfilled. Jonathan Keeble reads Richard Burton’s famous 1886 translation with aplomb.



Disc 1

  The Perfumed Garden (translated by Richard Burton)
1.   Play with flash player The Perfumed Garden 00:08:27
2.   Play with flash player Introduction 00:09:22
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 1: Concerning Praise - worthy Men 00:08:41
4.   Play with flash player Next day the prophetess mounted horse 00:09:10
5.   Play with flash player Bahloul then began thus… 00:06:24
6.   Play with flash player Bahloul recited as follows… 00:07:36
7.   Play with flash player The sultan's daughter continued her ride… 00:07:12
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 2: Concerning Women who Deserve to be Praised 00:03:54
9.   Play with flash player The Story of the Negro Dorerame 00:09:20
10.   Play with flash player The king then began to look for a place… 00:08:24


Disc 2

  The Perfumed Garden (translated by Richard Burton)
1.   Play with flash player The king then went to the inner door… 00:07:32
2.   Play with flash player However, the negro wanted to draw the woman… 00:06:43
3.   Play with flash player The king then asked for the reason… 00:07:56
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: About Men who are to be Held in Contempt 00:03:25
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 4: About Women who are to be Held in Contempt 00:04:45
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: Relating to the Act of Generation 00:08:00
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 6: Concerning Everything that is Favourable… 00:03:54
8.   Play with flash player Sundry Positions for the Coitus 00:07:09
9.   Play with flash player First Manner: El asemeud (the stopperage) 00:09:41
10.   Play with flash player Seventeenth Manner: Dok el outed (driving the peg home) 00:07:41
11.   Play with flash player I shall now treat of coition… 00:08:29
12.   Play with flash player As regards the copulation of a very small man… 00:03:58


Disc 3

  The Perfumed Garden (translated by Richard Burton)
1.   Play with flash player If a little woman is lying on her back… 00:06:44
2.   Play with flash player It is well for the lover of coition… 00:07:44
3.   Play with flash player I have composed on this subject the following lines… 00:08:15
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 7: Of Matters which are Injurious… 00:07:22
5.   Play with flash player As injurious may be considered coition in the bath… 00:08:19
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 8: The Sundry Names Given to the Sexual Parts of Man 00:06:53
7.   Play with flash player If one dreams that he gets out of a window… 00:09:13
8.   Play with flash player The name of el air is derived… 00:06:13
9.   Play with flash player El dekhal (the housebreaker) 00:07:19
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 9: Sundry Names Given to the Sexual Organs of Women 00:05:17
11.   Play with flash player The man who dreams of cohabiting with women… 00:04:47


Disc 4

  The Perfumed Garden (translated by Richard Burton)
1.   Play with flash player He who dreams of seeing himself mounted upon… 00:06:55
2.   Play with flash player Abou Belaoum (the glutton) 00:05:42
3.   Play with flash player El sabeur (the resigned) 00:08:34
4.   Play with flash player The History of Djoaidi and Fadehat et Djemal 00:09:35
5.   Play with flash player She began to laugh… 00:09:44
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 10: Concerning the Organs of Generation of Animals 00:04:22
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: On the Deceits and Treacheries of Women 00:08:23
8.   Play with flash player The Story of the Lover Against his Will 00:08:27
9.   Play with flash player Story of the Woman with Two Husbands 00:08:34
10.   Play with flash player The Story of the Man who was an Expert in Strata 00:08:45


Disc 5

  The Perfumed Garden (translated by Richard Burton)
1.   Play with flash player When asked for explanations… 00:07:41
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 13: Concerning the Causes of Enjoyment… 00:05:33
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 14: Description of the Uterus of Sterile Women… 00:02:51
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: Concerning the Causes of Impotence in Men 00:02:16
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 16: Undoing of Aiguillettes (Impotence for a Time) 00:02:37
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 17: Prescriptions for Increasing the Dimensions… 00:04:11
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 18: Of Things that Take Away the Bad Smell… 00:02:34
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 19: Instructions with Regard to Pregnancy… 00:02:14
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 20: Forming the Conclusion of this Work… 00:03:58
10.   Play with flash player The History of Zohra 00:06:17
11.   Play with flash player Abou el Heidja left the negro in charge of the horses… 00:09:05
12.   Play with flash player Now among the virgins that were present… 00:09:50
13.   Play with flash player Appendix to the Autograph Edition: To the Reader 00:06:56
14.   Play with flash player Everyone knows, in fact, the grave inconveniences… 00:06:07
15.   Play with flash player However it may be, as regards the origin of the text… 00:07:05

Total Playing Time: 06:34:05






Author(s):
Nefzaoui, Sheikh

Reader(s):
Keeble, Jonathan

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Non-Fiction

Catalogue No: NA0123

Barcode: 9781843797111

Release Date: 11/2012

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