Call for Manuscripts: I.B.Tauris Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Persian Literature

I.B.Tauris is seeking book proposals for a new academic book series: I.B.Tauris Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Persian Literature.

This series provides a forum for cutting-edge scholarship from established and emerging scholars in the field of Persian literary studies. It publishes monographs which challenge received understandings of the primary source material and offer new ways of approaching both familiar and obscure texts. The series editor and advisory board encourage submissions from authors who adopt a comparative approach to the study of Persian literature that spans genres, periods, regions and/or languages, however, studies of distinct periods and individual poets (or clusters of poets) will also be considered. The temporal scope of the series is the first millennium of literary production in New Persian, circa 850-1850, encompassing the medieval (or pre-modern) and the early modern periods. The geographical range is the full expanse of the Persianate world, from Anatolia and the Caucasus in the west, through Iran and Afghanistan, to Central and South Asia in the east.

Series Editor
Dominic Parviz Brookshaw, Associate Professor of Persian Literature, University of Oxford, UK
Advisory Board
Leili Anvar, Associate Professor of Persian, INALCO, Paris, France
Shahzad Bashir, Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Humanities, Brown University, USA
Alyssa Gabbay, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, USA
Sunil Sharma, Professor of Persianate and Comparative Literature, Boston University, USA
Christine van Ruymbeke, Ali Reza and Mohamed Soudavar Reader in Persian Studies, University of Cambridge, UK

Peer Review and Publishing Process
All books in the series are subject to strict, double blind peer review. It is anticipated that each book will be between 80,000 and 100,000 words in length. Monographs in the series would first appear in hardback, followed by a guaranteed paperback 18 months after the publication date.

Forthcoming Books
Persian and Arabic Literary Communities in the Seventeenth Century: Migrant Poets between Arabia, Iran and India by James White

To submit a proposal, please contact Professor Dominic Brookshaw or Rory Gormley, Commissioning Editor for Middle Eastern History and Culture Further information on submitting a proposal can be found at:


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