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Persian Letters This Richly Evocative Novel In Letters Tells The Story Of Two Persian Noblemen Who Have Left Their Country The Modern Iran To Journey To Europe In Search Of Wisdom As They Travel, They Write Home To Wives And Eunuchs In The Harem And To Friends In France And Elsewhere Their Colourful Observations On The Culture Differences Between West And East Culture Conjure Up Eastern Sensuality, Repression And Cruelty In Contrast To The Freer, Civilized West But Here Also Unworthy Nobles And Bishops, Frivolous Women Of Fashion And Conceited People Of All Kinds Are Satirized Storytellers As Well As Letter Writers, Montesquieu S Usbek And Rica Are Disrespectful And Witty, But Also Serious Moralists Persian Letters Was A Succ S De Scandale In Paris Society, And Encapsulates The Libertarian, Critical Spirit Of The Early Eighteenth Century.

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    How to sell a book 300 years old to a modern reader What is the appeal today of the epistolary musings of a couple of Oriental travellers having a first contact with Western civilization at the end of King Louis the 14th Here are some points that I hope will tickle your interest 1 The Persian Letters were not written as history, but as a contemporary satire of French civiliza

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    An epistolary book, perhaps a novel, of some one hundred fifty odd letters of a Persian travelers to France during the time of King Louis XIV and Louis XV and what they find.They find much to write about Montesquieu, through them, gives free reign to writing about government, conflict between church and state, coffee salons, fashion trends, monasticism, social services, the re

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    Montesquieu may not be known to you, but he is largely responsible for the system of checks and balances in the U.S Constitution between the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of government The Founding Fathers of our country were deeply influenced by Montesquieu s The Spirit of the Laws, which he wrote later in life.The Persian Letters, however, was written a quarte

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    Kad n erkek, din ve siyaset konular zerinde yo unla m , d nemine g re olduk a zg n okunmaya de er ba ar l bir kitap.

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    The nice thing about reading early novels is that they so often have nothing in common with a typical contemporary novel That s definitely the case for PL, of which only the first dozen and the last half dozen pages are are connected in any kind of narrative Not only that, the narrative is immensely dull, unless you re the sort of person who gets off on descriptions of Harem life Su

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    This book, a sort of novel , is an epistolary story of two Persian travelers, Usbek and Rica, who travel to Europe Usbek leaves behind five wives and a handful of eunuchs to watch over them The letters are sent from and to a variety of the people, and each of them reflect on some form of culture, whether the men s perspective of Western civilization or Usbek s wives opinions on their

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    Actual rating 3.5 5

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