Persian Literature/ ادبیات فارسی
Also look for my next book: The Persian Prison Poem: Sovereignty and the Political Imagination (Edinburgh University Press). Edinburgh Historical Studies of Iran and the Persian World book series. Indian edition under contract with Primus Books.
2021 (co-authored with Kayvan Tahmasebian) “Translation as Alienation: Sufi Hermeneutics and Literary Modernism in Bijan Elahi’s Translations,” Modernism/Modernity Print Plus+. Open Access.
2021 (co-authored with Kayvan Tahmasebian), “The Temporality of Desire in Ḥasan Dihlavī’s ʿIshqnāma,” Journal of Medieval Worlds 2 (3-4): 72-95.
2021 (co-authored with Kayvan Tahmasebian), “The Translatability of Love: The Romance Genre and the Prismatic Reception of Jane Eyre in Twentieth-Century Iran,” Close Reading a Global Novel: Prismatic Jane Eyre, ed. Matthew Reynolds (Cambridge: Open Books).
2021 “Watching Chekhov in Tehran: From Superfluous Men to Female Revolutionaries,” Comparative Drama (forthcoming).
2021 (co-authored with Kayvan Tahmasebian), “The Temporality of Interlinear Translation: Kairos in the Persian Hölderlin,” Representations (scheduled for summer 2021). A preview (shown below) is available here.
2021 (co-authored with Kayvan Tahmasebian), “Ajnabi, or The Xenological Uncanny in Iranian Modernism,” New Literary History 52.1 (scheduled for April 2021).
2021 (co-authored with Kayvan Tahmasebian), “The Translational Horizons of Iranian Modernism: Ahmad Shamlu’s Global Southern Literary Canon,” Twentieth Century Literature (forthcoming).
2020 “Russifying the Radif: Lyric Translatability and the Russo-Persian Ghazal,” Comparative Critical Studies 17(2): 263-284.
2018 “Hard Translation: Persian Poetry and Post-National Literary Form,” Forum for Modern Language Studies 54(2): 191-206.
2019 “The Persianate Cosmology of Historical Inquiry in the Caucasus: ʿAbbās Qulī Āghā Bākīkhānūf’s Cosmological Cosmopolitanism,” Comparative Literature 71(3): 272-297.
2019 “Dissidence from a Distance: Iranian Politics, as Viewed from Colonial Daghestan,” The Persianate World: The Frontiers of a Eurasian Lingua Franca, ed. Nile Green (Berkeley: University of California Press), 259-277. Open Access.
2018 “From Pious Journeys to the Critique of Sovereignty: Khaqani Shirvani’s Persianate Poetics of Pilgrimage,” Re-mapping Travel Narratives in the Early Modern World: to the East and Back Again, ed. Montserrat Piera (Amsterdam University Press ), 25-47.
2018 “Sweetening the Heavy Georgian Tongue: Jāmī in the Georgian-Persianate World,” Jāmī in Regional Contexts, eds. Thibaut d’Hubert and Alexandre Papas (Leiden: Brill), 798-829.
2017 “Literature as a Tribunal: The Modern Iranian Prose of Incarceration,”Prose Studies: History, Theory, Criticism 39(1): 19-38. On publisher’s page.
Qasr Prison (before the 1979 revolution)
2016 “The Persian Translation of Arabic Aesthetics: Rādūyānī’s Rhetorical Renaissance,” Rhetorica: A Journal of the History of Rhetoric 33(4): 339-371.
2016 “The Critique of Religion as Political Critique: Mīrzā Fatḥ ʿAlī Ākhūndzāda’s Pre-Islamic Xenology,” Intellectual History Review 26(2): 171-184.
2015 “The Geographies of ʿAjam: The Circulation of Persian Poetry from South Asia to the Caucasus,” The Medieval History Journal 18(1): 87-119. On publisher’s page.
2016 “Wearing the Belt of Oppression: Khāqānī’s Christian Qaṣīda and the Prison Poetry of Medieval Shirvān,” Journal of Persianate Studies 9(1): 19-44. On publisher’s page.
2012 “Prisons Before Modernity: Incarceration in the Medieval Indo-Mediterranean,” Al-Masāq: Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean 24(2): 179-197. Full text.
Persian Literature/ ادبیات فارسی