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Ruptured Spaces and Effective Histories

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AuthorNegar Mottahedeh
 
Title of item
Ruptured Spaces and Effective Histories
 
Subtitle of item
The Unveiling of the Babi Poetess Qurrat al-'Ayn-Tahirih in the Gardens of Badasht
 
Volume
2:2
Parent publication   Occasional Papers in Shaykhi, Babi and Bahá'í Studies
 
Publisher of this ed.
H-Baha'i
Date of this edition 1998-02
LanguageEnglish
Permission author
Posted 1997 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
URLbahai-library.com/mottahedeh_ruptured_spaces_tahirih
Abstract Implications of Tahirih's revolutionary act at Badasht in terms of a decisive break with Islamic history; also Shaykh Abu Turab's recollections of the event and his literary role in Nabil's Dawn-Breakers.
Notes First published in UCLA Journal of History 17 (1997): 59-81, then in H-Bahai's Occasional Papers 2:2 (February, 1998) at h-net.org.

See also another version of this paper, Mutilated Body of the Modern Nation: Qurrat al-'Ayn's Unveiling and the Persian Massacre of the Bábís.

Tags Babi history; Conference of Badasht; Dawn-Breakers (book); Equality; Tahirih; Veils; Women
Locations Badasht; Iran (documents)
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