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Professor Dominic Brookshaw

Professor of Persian Literature and Iranian Culture at The Oriental Institute, Oxford and Senior Research Fellow in Persian at Wadham College. He holds a DPhil in pre-modern Persian poetry and a BA in Arabic with Persian from Oxford. His latest book is Ruse & Wit: The Humorous in Arabic, Persian & Turkish Narrative. He has travelled widely in the Middle East and south west/central Asia.