Standard Name: Stark, Freya
Birth Name: Freya Madeline Stark
Styled: Mrs Freya Stark
Married Name: Freya Madeline Perowne
Titled: Dame Freya Stark
Famous as a twentieth-century explorer and traveller,was also a prominent travel-writer, essayist, autobiographer, letter-writer, geographic historian, photo journalist, and cartographer. Reprints of Stark's texts, along with recent biographies by (1993) and (1999), and other critical works, have contributed to the lasting interest in her career.