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Authored Books

Orsini, Francesca (2023) East of Delhi: Multilingual Literary culture and world literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (South Asia Research)

Orsini, Francesca (2009) Print and Pleasure: Popular literature and entertaining fictions in colonial north India. New Delhi: Permanent Black.

Orsini, Francesca (2002) The Hindi Public Sphere 1920-1940. Language and Literature in the Age of Nationalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Edited Book or Journal Volume

Marzagora, Sara, Orsini, Francesca and Laachir, Karima, eds. (2019) Multilingual Locals and Textual Circulation Before Colonialism. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. (Special issue: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, vol. 39, no. 1)

Orsini, Francesca and Butler Schofield, Katherine, eds. (2015) Tellings and Texts: Music, Literature and Performance in North India. Cambridge, UK: Open Books.

Orsini, Francesca and Sheikh, Samira, eds. (2014) After Timur Left: Culture and Circulation in Fifteenth-Century North India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Orsini, Francesca, ed. (2013) The History of the Book in South Asia. London: Ashgate. (History of the Book in the East)

Orsini, Francesca, ed. (2010) Before the Divide: Hindi and Urdu literary culture. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan.

Orsini, Francesca, ed. (2006) Love in South Asia: a cultural history. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (University of Cambridge Oriental Publications)

Book Chapters

Orsini, Francesca (2023) 'Literary Multilingualism in the Age of the Vernacular.' In: Anjaria, Ulka and Nerlekar, Anjali, (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Modern Indian Literatures. Oxford: Oxford University Press, C1P1-C1N9.

Mallinson, James (2023) 'Yogi Insignia in Mughal Painting and Avadhi Romances.' In: Orsini, Francesca, (ed.), Objects, Images, Stories: Simon Digby’s historical method. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Orsini, Francesca (2022) 'Awqāt/Aukāt.' In: Menon, Dilip M., (ed.), Changing Theory: Concepts from the Global South. New Delhi: Routledge, pp. 325-336. (Transdisciplinary Souths)

Dwyer, Rachel and Ashton, Helen (2021) '‘I do fatafat constipation with goras in tip-top gora English’: Hinglish and English accents and speech in Jab Tak Hai Jaan.' In: Orsini, Francesca and Ravikant, (eds.), Hinglish Live: Language mixing across media. Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan.

Orsini, Francesca (2020) 'Significant Geographies in the Shadow Lines.' In: Adami, Esterino, Concilio, Carmen and Vescovi, Alessandro, (eds.), Crossing the Shadow Lines : Essays on the Topicality of Amitav Ghosh’s Modern Classic. Turin: Dipartimento di Lingue e Letterature Straniere e Culture Moderne – Università degli Studi di Torino, pp. 171-185.

Orsini, Francesca (2020) 'Poetic traffic in a multilingual literary culture: Equivalence, parallel aesthetics, and language-stretching’.' In: Reynolds, Matthew, (ed.), Prismatic Translation. London: Legenda, pp. 51-71. (Transcript (London, England), 10.)

Orsini, Francesca (2018) 'Mysteries of the Indian Jungle: Emilio Salgari's orientalist adventures.' In: Markovits, Claude, Leucci, Tiziana and Fourcade, Marie, (eds.), L’Inde et l’Italie: Rencontres intellectuelles, politiques et artistiques. Paris: Editions EHESS. (Collection Purushartha; 35)

Orsini, Francesca (2018) 'Na Turk, na Hindu: Shared language, accents and located meanings.' In: Kothari, Rita, (ed.), A Multilingual Nation: Translation and Language Dynamic in India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Orsini, Francesca (2017) 'Reading Together: Hindi, Urdu, and English Village Novels.' In: Ciocca, R. and Srivastava, N., (eds.), Indian Literature and the World: Multilingualism, Translation, and the Public Sphere. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 61-85.

Orsini, Francesca and Butler Schofield, Katherine (2015) 'Introduction.' In: Orsini, Francesca and Butler Schofield, Katherine, (eds.), Tellings and Texts: Music, Literature and Performance in North India. Cambridge, UK: Open Books, pp. 1-30.

Widdess, Richard (2015) 'Text, Orality, and Performance in Newar Devotional Music.' In: Orsini, Francesca and Schofield, Katherine Butler, (eds.), Tellings and Texts: Music, Literature and Performance in North India. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers.

Orsini, Francesca (2015) 'Texts and Tellings: Kathas in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries.' In: Orsini, Francesca and Butler Schofield, Katherine, (eds.), Tellings and Texts: Music, Literature and Performance in North India. Cambridge, UK: Open Books, pp. 327-358.

Orsini, Francesca (2014) 'Inflected Kathas: Sufis and Krishna Bhaktas in Awadh.' In: Dalmia, Vasudha and Faruqui, Munis, (eds.), Religious Interactions in Mughal India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, pp. 195-232.

Orsini, Francesca and Sheikh, Samira (2014) 'Introduction.' In: Orsini, Francesca and Sheikh, Samira, (eds.), After Timur Left: Culture and Circulation in Fifteenth-Century North India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Orsini, Francesca and Sheikh, Samira (2014) 'Introduction.' In: Sheikh, Samira and Orsini, Francesca, (eds.), After Timur Left: Culture and Circulation in Fifteenth-Century North India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, pp. 1-44.

Orsini, Francesca (2014) 'Traces of a multilingual world: Hindavi in Persian texts.' In: Orsini, Francesca and Sheikh, Samira, (eds.), After Timur Left: Culture and Circulation in fifteenth-century north India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, pp. 411-444.

Orsini, Francesca (2014) '“Krishna is the Truth of Man” Mir ‘Abdul Wahid Bilgrami's Haqā’iq-i Hindī (Indian Truths) and the circulation of dhrupad and bishnupad.' In: Busch, Allison and de Bruijn, Thomas, (eds.), Culture and Circulation : literature in motion in early modern India. Leiden: Brill, pp. 222-246. (Brill's Indological Library ; volume 46)

Orsini, Francesca (2013) '‘Decreed out of existence: Multilingual India and World Literature’.' In: Parks, Tim and Zuccato, Edoardo, (eds.), Towards a Global Literature/Verso uni letteratura globalizzata. Milan: marcos y marcos, pp. 37-46. (Testo a fronte)

Kumar, Sunil (2009) 'Bandagani and Naukari: Studying transitions in Political Culture and Service under the North Indian Sultanates, 13th-16th centuries.' In: Orsini, Francesca, (ed.), After Timur Came: Multiple Spaces of Cultural Production and Circulation in fifteenth century North India. London: SOAS University of London. (Unpublished)

Dwyer, Rachel (2006) 'Kiss or Tell? Declaring Love in Hindi Films.' In: Orsini, Francesca, (ed.), Love in South Asia. A Cultural History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 289-302.

Orsini, Francesca (2006) 'Love Letters.' In: Orsini, Francesca, (ed.), Love in South Asia. A Cultural History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 228-258.

Shackle, Christopher (2006) 'The Shifting Sands of Love.' In: Orsini, Francesca, (ed.), Love in South Asia: A Cultural History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 87-108.

Orsini, Francesca (2004) 'Pandits, Printers and Others: Publishing in nineteenth-century Benares.' In: Gupta, Abhijit and Chakravorty, Swapan, (eds.), Print Areas: Book history in India. New Delhi: Permanent Black, pp. 103-138.

Orsini, Francesca (2004) 'Detective Novels. A Commercial Genre in Nineteenth-Century North India.' In: Blackburn, Stuart H. and Dalmia, Vasudha, (eds.), India's Literary History. Essays on the Nineteenth Century. Delhi: Permanent Black, pp. 435-482.

Orsini, Francesca (2004) 'Introduction to Oxford India Premchand.' In: Rai, Alok, (ed.), Oxford India Premchand. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, pp. 1-14.

Orsini, Francesca (2004) 'The Reticent Autobiographer. Mahadevi Varma's Writings.' In: Arnold, David and Blackburn, Stuart H., (eds.), Telling Lives in India. Biography, Autobiography, and Life History. Delhi / Bangalore: Permanent Black, pp. 54-82.

Orsini, Francesca (2000) 'Rāshtrīy śiksā banām hindīsāhitya’ (National education vs Hindi literature).' In: Agraval, Purushottam and Kumar, Sanjay, (eds.), Hindī naī cāl men ḍhalī. New Delhi: Deshkal Prajashan, pp. 38-55.

Journal Article

Orsini, Francesca (2024) 'Against minoritization: five strategies for world literature.' Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. pp. 1-19. (Forthcoming)

Orsini, Francesca (2023) 'Alphabet Poems and other Urdu Religious Booklets.' International Journal of Islam in Asia, 3 (1-2). pp. 128-153.

Orsini, Francesca (2023) 'Alphabet Poems and other Urdu Religious Booklets.' International Journal of Islam in Asia, 3 (1-2). pp. 128-153.

Novillo-Corvalán, Patricia and Orsini, Francesca (2023) 'Introduction.' Journal of World Literature, 8 (2). pp. 177-189.

Orsini, Francesca (2023) 'World Literature as a Special Issue.' Journal of World Literature, 8 (2). pp. 290-312.

Orsini, Francesca (2022) 'The Post-Colonial Magazine Archive.' South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, 45 (2). pp. 250-267.

Nerlekar, Anjali and Orsini, Francesca (2022) 'Introduction: Post-colonial Archives.' South Asia: Journal of South Asia Studies, 45 (2). pp. 211-219.

Orsini, Francesca (2020) 'From Eastern Love to Eastern Song: Re-translating Asian Poetry.' Comparative Critical Studies, 17 (2). pp. 183-203.

Orsini, Francesca (2019) 'Present Absence: Book circulation, Indian vernaculars and world literature in the nineteenth century.' Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 22 (3). pp. 310-328.

Orsini, Francesca (2019) 'Between Qasbas and Cities: Language Shifts and Literary Continuities in North India in the Long Eighteenth Century.' Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 39 (1). pp. 68-81.

Orsini, Francesca, Marzagora, Sara and Laachir, Karima (2019) 'Multilingual locals and textual circulation before colonialism.' Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 39 (1). pp. 63-67.

Orsini, Francesca and Zecchini, Laetitia (2019) 'The Locations of (World) Literature: Perspectives from Africa and South Asia Introduction.' Journal of World Literature, 4 (1). pp. 1-2.

Orsini, Francesca (2019) 'World Literature, Indian Views, 1920s–1940s.' Journal of World Literature, 4 (1). pp. 56-81.

Laachir, Karima, Marzagora, Sara and Orsini, Francesca (2018) 'Multilingual locals and significant geographies: For a ground-up and located approach to world literature.' Modern Languages Open, 1 (19). pp. 1-8.

Laachir, Karima, Marzagora, Sara and Orsini, Francesca (2018) 'Significant Geographies: in lieu of world literature.' Journal of World Literature, 3 (3). pp. 290-310.

Orsini, Francesca (2017) 'The Social History of a Genre: Kathas across Languages in Early Modern North India.' The Medieval History Journal, 20 (1). pp. 1-37.

Orsini, Francesca (2015) 'The Multilingual Local in World Literature.' Comparative Literature, 67 (4). pp. 345-374.

Orsini, Francesca (2015) 'Whose Amnesia? Literary Modernity in Multilingual South Asia.' The Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry, 2 (2). pp. 266-272.

Orsini, Francesca (2015) 'Booklets and Sants: Religious Publics and Literary History.' South Asia: Journal of South Asia Studies, 38 (3). pp. 435-449.

Orsini, Francesca (2015) 'Dil Maange more: Cultural contexts of Hinglish in contemporary India.' African Studies, 74 (2). pp. 199-220.

Orsini, Francesca (2012) 'How to do multilingual literary history? Lessons from fifteenth- and sixteenth-century north India.' Indian Economic and Social History Review, 49 (2). pp. 225-246.

Orsini, Francesca (2006) 'Cannons and Rubber boats: Oriana Fallaci and the 'Clash of Civilizations'.' Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 8 (3). pp. 444-460.

Orsini, Francesca (2005) 'A Review Symposium.' Indian Economic and Social History Review, 42.

Orsini, Francesca (2002) 'India in the Mirror of World Fiction.' New Left Review (13). pp. 75-88.

Book Reviews

Orsini, Francesca (2023) 'Review of: Paper, Performance, and the State: Social Change and Political Culture in Mughal India. By Farhat Hasan.' Journal of Islamic Studies, 34 (2). pp. 276-279.

Orsini, Francesca (2022) 'Book review: Pasha M. Khan, The Broken Spell: Indian Storytelling and the Romance Genre in Persian and Urdu.' The Indian Economic and Social History Review, 59 (3). pp. 406-408.

Theses

Orsini, Francesca (1996) The Hindi public sphere, 1920-1940. PhD thesis. SOAS University of London. DOI: https://doi.org/10.25501/SOAS.00029537

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