Doughty, Charles Montagu
, 1843-1926, English author and traveler. He is best known for his Travels in Arabia Deserta
(1888), describing his life among the Bedouins. Now considered a masterpiece of travel literature, the book received little attention until it was reissued in 1921 with an introduction by T. E. Lawrence
. Doughty's poems include the epic The Dawn in Britain
(6 vol., 1906).
See study by S. E. Tabachnick, ed. (1987).
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