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Associate Professor of South Asian Studies (1966-2009)
University of Pennsylvania
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Aditya Behl and David G. Nicholls (eds.), The Penguin New Writing in India, New Delhi: Penguin Books, 1994; London and New York: Penguin Books, 1995. (First published as Special Issue on Contemporary Indian Literatures, Chicago Review 38.1&2, 1992.)
Aditya Behl and Simon Weightman, with S. M. Pandey, (trans.), Manjhan, Madhumalati: An Indian Sufi Romance, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Aditya Behl (trans.), Wendy Donniger (ed.), The Magic Doe: Qutban Suhravardi's Mirigavati: A New Translation, New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Shadows of Paradise: An Indian Islamic Literary Tradition, 1379-1545. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
“The Buddhist Renaissance in Modern India: Dr. B. R. Ambedkar and the Untouchables,” India International Centre Quarterly, 17.2, Monsoon 1990, 83-99.
“Premodern Negotiations: Translating Between Persian and Hindavi.” In Rukmini Bhaya Nair, ed., Translation, Text and Theory: The Paradigm of India. New Delhi/Thousand Oaks/London: Sage Publications, 2002, 89-100.
“Articulating a Life, in Words and Pictures: Begum Samru and The Ornament of Histories.” In Barbara Schmitz, ed., After the Great Mughals: New Light on Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Painting. Mumbai: Marg Publications, 2002, 100-123.
“The Magic Doe: Desire and Narrative in a Hindavi Sufi Romance, Circa 1503.” In Richard M. Eaton, ed., India’s Islamic Traditions, 711-1750. Delhi: Oxford University Press, Series: Themes in Indian History, 2003, 180-208.
“Poet of the Bazaars: Nazir Akbarabadi, 1735—1830.” In Kathryn Hansen and David Lelyveld, eds., A Wilderness of Possibilities: Urdu Studies in Transnational Perspective. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2005, 192—222.
“An Ethnographer in Disguise: Comparing Self and Other in Mughal India.” In Laurie Patton and David Haberman, eds., Notes from a Mandala: Essays in Honour of Wendy Doniger (University of Delaware Press, forthcoming). A shorter version, “Pages from the Book of Religions,” is forthcoming in Sheldon Pollock, ed., Forms of Knowledge in Early Modern South Asia.
Prabha Dikshit, “No Regrets.” Katha Prize Stories 3, New Delhi: Katha Publications, 1993, 156-90.
Teji Grover, “one after another after another.” In The Penguin New Writing in India, New Delhi: Penguin Books, 1994, 102-3.
Krishna Sobti, “From Mitro Marjani.” In The Penguin New Writing in India, New Delhi: Penguin Books, 1994, 167-78.
“Ragamala (“Garland of Ragas”), Probably Jaipur, circa 1800 (Manuscript M.211, Cat. No. 58).” In Barbara Schmitz, Pratapaditya Pal, Wheeler M. Thackston and William M. Voelkle, Islamic and Indian Manuscripts and Paintings in the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1997, 198-204, plates 53-55, figures 260-267.
“The Sufi Nayika: Qutban’s Mirigavati.” In Harsha Dehejia, ed., A Celebration of Love The Romantic Heroine in the Indian Arts, New Delhi: Roli Books, 2004, 57-69.
Naiyer Masud, “Remains of the Ray Family,” Katha Prize Stories 3, New Delhi: Katha Publications, 1993, 225-42. Reprinted in Annual of Urdu Studies, 12, 1997, 193-206, and in Naiyer Masud, Essence of Camphor, New York: The New Press, 1999.
(With C. M. Naim) Surendra Prakash, “Dream-Face,” The Penguin New Writing in India, New Delhi: Penguin Books, 1994, 28-36.
Naiyer Masud, “Sultan Muzaffar’s Chronicler of Events,” Annual of Urdu Studies, 12, 1997, 137-54. Reprinted in Naiyer Masud, The Essence of Camphor, tr. M. U. Memon et alii, New Delhi: Katha Publications, 1998.
“Baba Shaikh Farid: Nine Poems,” Indian Literature, 155, May-June 1993, 42-4.
“Oriental Eden: Marketing Our Classical Past,” The Book Review 17.9, September 1993, 12.
“The Imprints of Gender,” The Economic Times, 4 September 1993.
“A. K. Ramanujan, Storyteller Extraordinary,” India International Centre Quarterly 20.3, Monsoon 1993, 156-9.
“Experience into Knowledge: The Legacies of Medieval Persian Sufism,” Iranshenasi 6.2, Summer 1994, 9-12.
Review of Vernon J. Schubel, Religious Performance in Contemporary Islam: Shi’i Devotional Rituals in South Asia, The Journal of Religion, 75.3, July 1995, 459-60.
Review of Parita Mukta, Upholding the Common Life: The Community of Mirabai, Religious Studies Review, 23.1, January 1997, 96.
“Growing Pains,” review of Nirmal Verma’s Bharat aur Europe: Pratishruti ke Kshetra and The Red Tin Roof, The Book Review 21.8, August 1997, 67-8.
“Dissolving Cyberia: Anthropology of an IIT Class,” review of Rukmini Bhaya Nair, Technobrat: Culture in a Cybernetic Classroom, Outlook India, June 29, 1998.
Review of Usha Sanyal, Devotional Islam and Politics in British India: Ahmad Riza Khan and His Movement, 1870-1920, The Journal of Religion, 79.1, January 1999, 178-9.
Review of C. M. Mayrhofer, The Samdesarasaka of Abdul Rahman, Journal of the American Oriental Society, 120.3, July 2000, 468.