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by Freya Stark
Although more famous because of her extensive travels in Arabia, the British writer Freya Stark must not be overlooked for this wonderfully exquisite collection of essays. Perseus in the Wind" is organized by devoting an essay to a single Platonic Form such as Love, Beauty, Death, Sorrow, and Memory: those primary ideas which serve as a backdrop to modern-day Jungian archetypical motivations.
Perseus in The Wind: A Life of Travel (Tauris Parke Paperbacks). The Valleys of the Assassins: and Other Persian Travels (Modern Library (Paperback)). to the time of the Byzantines and the Sassanians.
Perseus In The Wind: A Life of Travel (Freya Stark Collection): Freya Stark . Publisher: Tauris Parke Paperbacks (December 21, 2010).
Travel Books Dares Travel Writing Books. Publication: December 21, 2010. Freya Stark ‘the poet of travel’, was the doyenne of Middle East travel writers and one of the most courageous and adventurous women travellers in history. Southern Gates of Arabia: A Journey in the Hadhramaut - Freya Stark. Independent Women Great Women Amazing Women Confident Woman Special People Out Of Africa High Art One Life I Love Books. The legendary adventurer and ground-breaking Freya Stark penned dozens of classic travel books, including these award-winners and more. Series: Tauris Parke Paperbacks.
Perseus In The Wind: A Life of Travel, . 47, Tauris Parke Paperbacks. Riding to the Tigris" by Freya Stark, quoted in "The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road" by Paul Theroux, McClelland & Stewart, (p. 226), July 12, 2011. To feel, and think, and learn - learn always: surely that is being alive and young in the real sense. The true fruit of travel is perhaps the feeling of being nearly everywhere at home. Travel, Home, Feelings.
Freya Stark lived for an entire century (1893-1993). Often she travelled alone, visiting areas where virtually no Western male had seen.
First published in 1934, Freya Stark's classic tale of her travels through Persia has been reprinted once again and is just as much a gem now as when first published
First published in 1934, Freya Stark's classic tale of her travels through Persia has been reprinted once again and is just as much a gem now as when first published.
Perseus In The Wind book. Published June 11th 2013 by Tauris Parke Paperbacks (first published 1948). Perseus In The Wind: A Life of Travel. Written just after World War II, Perseus in the Wind (named after the constellation) is perhaps the most personal, and haunting, of all Freya Stark's writings. 10, Tauris Parke Paperbacks. Baghdad Sketches: Journeys Through Iraq, . 9, Tauris Parke Paperbacks. 55. To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure.
Perseus in the Wind : A Life of Travel . Freya Stark Collection. Her life was something of a work of art - The books in which she recorded her journeys were seductively individual - Nomad and social lioness, public servant and private essayist, emotional victim and mythmaker.