Books authored by Francesca Orsini

Francesca Orsini

Italian academic and researcher Francesca Orsini is well-known for her knowledge of South Asian literature, particularly in Hindi and Urdu. She has made important contributions to literary studies and postcolonial literature.

At the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, Francesca Orsini teaches Hindi and South Asian literature. Her study focuses on a range of topics in South Asian literary and cultural history, such as language politics, literary historiography, print culture, and the interactions between distinct literary traditions.

In her books and research articles, she has written about a variety of subjects, including the distribution of Hindi literature in colonial and postcolonial contexts, the function of language in cultural and political processes, and the connections between literature, history, and society.