Zahra Khanom Tadj es-Saltaneh

Stylistically, The Memories of Taj-al Saltaneh is a good example of the Persian life writing subgenre of “khaterat,” where there is a mixture of the personal and the public world, and a mixture of individual and collective memory. Taj-al-Saltaneh revisits her memories from her childhood in the harem, to the assasination of her father, to her marriage, and her subsequent divorce from her husband