Anonymous, Sendebar

Alessia Dalsant (Bentley College)
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Plot of the Castilian version (1253)

The Sendebar is a frame tale narrative, i.e. a series of stories gathered under an encompassing framing narrative which dictates the general storyline of the collection as a whole. While the frame provides the stage and context for the narrations that follow, their thematic content can be independent from the framing story. The Sendebar presents a well-developed framing structure, which can be summarized as follows:

The

Sendebar

is a frame tale narrative, i.e. a series of stories gathered under an encompassing framing narrative which dictates the general storyline of the collection as a whole. While the frame provides the stage and context for the narrations that follow, their thematic content can be independent from the framing story. The

Sendebar

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Citation: Dalsant, Alessia. "Sendebar". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 02 February 2016 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=35708, accessed 27 February 2024.]

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