The Persian Letters

The Persian Letters

eBook - 2011
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In this 1721 satire, two Persian noblemen, Usbek and Rica, travel to France, commenting on their adventures in letters to family and mullahs back home. This early model for the epistolary novel sends up Parisian culture and society, including caf s, salons, the theater, fashion, religion, royalty, and even the emerging mass media of prints and periodicals.
Publisher: New York, NY : Barnes & Noble Digital Library, 2011.
ISBN: 9781411459359
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource.


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