LORIMER, Emily

LORIMER, Emily (née Overend). 1881 — 1949. British (Scots) Journalist, wife of —> D. L. R. Lorimer, participated in his travels and studies. She was originally a Germanist, but after their marriage in 1910 became interested and involved in her husband’s studies. When they were living in Kerman in 1912-14 she collected material of the local Persian dialect. O.B.E. 1917. She translated Hitler’s Mein Kampf, but in order to show the dangers of Nazism.

Publications: transl. with D. L. R. Lorimer: Persian Tales. L. 1919.

Language Hunting in the Karakoram. 310 p. 24 pl. L. 1939.

Sources: See under D. L. R. Lorimer.

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