Francesca Orsini

Francesca Orsini is Professor of Hindi and South Asian Literature at SOAS, University of London, a Fellow of the British Academy and the author of The Hindi Public Sphere and Print and Pleasure. She has just finished a book on the multilingual literary history of Purab and is leading the ERC research project ‘Multilingual locals and significant geographies’ for a new approach to world literature from the comparative perspectives of North India, the Maghreb and the Horn of Africa.

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