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TITLERuptured Spaces and Effective Histories: The Unveiling of the Babi Poetess Qurrat al-'Ayn-Tahirih in the Gardens of Badasht
AUTHOR 1Negar Mottahedeh
DATE_THIS1998-02
VOLUME2:2
TITLE_PARENTOccasional Papers in Shaykhi, Babi and Bahá'í Studies
PUB_THISH-Bahá'í
ABSTRACTImplications 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. The version below has been proofread and updated by Mike Thomas (2020), and more references added; see his improved Word doc.

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.

TAGSBábí history; Badasht, Iran; Conference of Badasht; Dawn-Breakers (book); Equality; Iran (documents); Tahirih; Veils; Women
 
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