Persia and the Victorians (RLE Iran A)

1st Edition

Marzieh Gail

Published February 25, 2011
Reference - 174 Pages
ISBN 9780415608428 - CAT# Y113155
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

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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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