Taken for Wonder: Nineteenth Century Travel Accounts from Iran to EuropeAutor Naghmeh Sohrabi
en Limba Engleză Hardback – 31 mai 2012
Her in-depth,literary-historical treatment of each text is enhanced by a seamless comparison of thematic and stylistic intersections between writers from chapter to chapter, thus providing a convincing account of the changing political motivations determining the evolution of the safarnamah. This book should not only be a vital reference point for historians interested in the Qajar dynasty, but should also be considered an invaluable resource for Iranian literary studies in tracing the evolution of the safarnamah as a literary mode.
Naghmeh Sohrabi is Lecturer in History at Brandeis University.