Persia and the Victorians RLE Iran A

The impact of Persian life and literature upon Victorian England was tremendous.

Persia and the Victorians  RLE Iran A

The impact of Persian life and literature upon Victorian England was tremendous. It found its public demonstration in the visit of the Shah, but the number of men of letters who turned to the Persian classics for inspiration were as numerous as they were great: William Jones, Charles Murray, Edward Browne, George Borrow, Richard Burton, Edward Palmer and, of course, Fitzgerald, translator of the Rubaiyat.

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Persia and the Victorians (RLE Iran A)
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Marzieh Gail
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

The impact of Persian life and literature upon Victorian England was tremendous. It found its public demonstration in the visit of the Shah, but the number of men of letters who turned to the Persian classics for inspiration were as numerous as they were great: William Jones, Charles Murray, Edward
Persia and the Victorians (RLE Iran A)
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Marzieh Gail
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-17 - Publisher: Routledge

The impact of Persian life and literature upon Victorian England was tremendous. It found its public demonstration in the visit of the Shah, but the number of men of letters who turned to the Persian classics for inspiration were as numerous as they were great: William Jones, Charles Murray, Edward
Terrains of Exchange
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Nile Green
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-02 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Terrains of Exchange offers a bold new paradigm for understanding the expansion of Islam in the modern world. Through the model of religious economy, it traces the competition between Muslim, Christian and Hindu religious entrepreneurs that transformed Islam into a proselytising global brand. Drawing Indian, Arab, Iranian and Tatar Muslims
Islands and International Politics in the Persian Gulf
Language: en
Pages: 221
Authors: Kourosh Ahmadi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Psychology Press

The position of the Persian Gulf as the main highway between East and West has long given this region special significance both within the Middle East and in global affairs more generally. This book examines the history of international relations in the Gulf since the 1820s as great powers such
Encyclopaedia Iranica
Language: en
Pages: 672
Authors: Ehsan Yar-Shater
Categories: Electronic reference sources
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher:

This encyclopedia presents alphabetically arranged scholarly articles "on topics of archeological, geographic, ethnographic, historical, artistic, literary, religious, linguistic, philosophical, scientific, and folkloric interest. ... The time span covered ... extends from prehistory to the present; however, biographies of living persons are excluded." -- Introduction.