Tag Archives: Sheldon Pollock

Persian Prison Poetry

A review of The Political Aesthetic of the Medieval Persian Prison Poem, 1100-1200, by Rebecca Gould. Rebecca Gould’s dissertation traces the Persian prison poem (ḥabsiyyāt)…

Sanskrit & Persian at the Mughal Court

A review of Cosmopolitan Encounters: Sanskrit and Persian at the Mughal Court, by Audrey Truschke. Audrey Truschke’s dissertation provides a detailed account of encounters between…