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Ghalib

Author : Mohammad Mujeeb
Publisher : Sahitya Akademi
Page : 86 pages
File Size : 43,6 Mb
Release : 1969
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 8172017081

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Urdu Letters of Mirza Asadu'llah Khan Ghalib

Author : Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib
Publisher : SUNY Press
Page : 678 pages
File Size : 47,7 Mb
Release : 1987-01-01
Category : Religion
ISBN : 0887064124

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Urdu Letters of Mirza Asadu'llah Khan Ghalib by Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib Pdf

Mirza Asadu'llah Khan Ghalib was the brightest luminary of his time in the South Asian, Muslim literary community. A poet in Urdu and Persian, he was endowed with exquisite imagination, sparkling wit, and a charming presence. Ghalib was a brilliant conversationalist, skilled in the art of human relations. In the last twenty years of his life, the political conditions of northern India caused the death or dispersion of many of his best friends. He satisfied his gregarious urges by writing exquisite letters in Urdu, in a delightfully conversational style. By these means Ghalib kept in touch with his scattered friends. These letters were so novel in style that the first collection was published only a month after the poet's death. In this book, Daud Rahbar provides thoroughly annotated English versions of 170 Urdu letters. These letters exemplify the possibility of elevating human relations to an art form, and Rahbar's translation reproduces the delicate flavor of the original Urdu prose.

Ghalib

Author : Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib
Publisher : Columbia University Press
Page : 330 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2017-03-28
Category : Poetry
ISBN : 9780231544009

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Ghalib by Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib Pdf

This selection of poetry and prose by Ghalib provides an accessible and wide-ranging introduction to the preeminent Urdu poet of the nineteenth century. Ghalib's poems, especially his ghazals, remain beloved throughout South Asia for their arresting intelligence and lively wit. His letters—informal, humorous, and deeply personal—reveal the vigor of his prose style and the warmth of his friendships. These careful translations allow readers with little or no knowledge of Urdu to appreciate the wide range of Ghalib's poetry, from his gift for extreme simplicity to his taste for unresolvable complexities of structure. Beginning with a critical introduction for nonspecialists and specialists alike, Frances Pritchett and Owen Cornwall present a selection of Ghalib's works, carefully annotating details of poetic form. Their translation maintains line-for-line accuracy and thereby preserves complex poetic devices that play upon the tension between the two lines of each verse. The book includes whole ghazals, selected individual verses from other ghazals, poems in other genres, and letters. The book also includes a glossary, the Urdu text of the original poetry, and an appendix containing Ghalib's comments on his own verses.

Thinking with Ghalib - Poetry for a New Generation

Author : Amit Basole,Anjum Altaf
Publisher : Roli Books Private Limited
Page : 120 pages
File Size : 48,6 Mb
Release : 2021-11-15
Category : Poetry
ISBN : 9789392130021

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Thinking with Ghalib - Poetry for a New Generation by Amit Basole,Anjum Altaf Pdf

Amit Basole teaches Economics at Azim Premji University, Bangalore. Urdu poetry as well as history and architecture of the Indian subcontinent are his passions. Anjum Altaf is a South Asian living in Lahore. He is the author of Transgressions: Poems Inspired by Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Aakar Books Delhi 2019, Liberty Books Karachi 2020.

Mirza Ghalib

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd
Page : 532 pages
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Release : 2005
Category : Poetry
ISBN : 1932705619

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This book has the unique distinction of presenting, in one compendious volume, the best of Ghalib in poetry and prose. It contains 104 ghazals, seven miscellaneous poems, and a bouquet of sixty-eight selected letters, besides a few striking couplets and qitas. The ghazals and poems are first given in the original form in calligraphic Urdu. This is followed, on the opposite page, by their English translation, couched in a language that is simple, lucid and rhythmical. The ghazals and poems have also been provided with a transliterated version in the Roman script. This should enable the non-Urdu-knowing reader to have a feel and flavour of the Urdu text. In addition, the book contains a critical-cum-biographical introduction which is comprehensive, well-documented, and insightful. It is hoped that the book will receive a welcome response from the lovers of Ghalib, who was an outstanding poet fit to rank with the greatest poets of the world, and a precious part of our cultural heritage.

Mirza Ghalib

Author : Gulazāra
Publisher : books catalog
Page : 248 pages
File Size : 44,5 Mb
Release : 2005
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : UOM:39015061278183

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Screenplay of a television serial on Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib, 1797-1869, Urdu and Persian poet; translated from the Urdu original.

Ghalib

Author : Pavan K. Varma
Publisher : Penguin Books India
Page : 384 pages
File Size : 41,7 Mb
Release : 2008
Category : Poets, Persian
ISBN : 0143064819

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A Brilliant Biography Of Nineteenth Century India S Greatest Poet Mirza Mohammad Asadullah Khan Ghalib Began Writing Poetry In Persian At The Age Of Nine And The Pre-Eminent Poet Of The Time, Mir, Predicted A Great Future For The Precocious Genius When He Was Shown His Verse. But Success And Material Rewards Did Not Come To Ghalib Easily For The Times Were Against Him, And He Did Not Suffer Fools Gladly Even If They Occupied Positions Of Importance. Ghalib Was At The Height Of His Powers When Events Took A Turn For The Worse. First Came The Decline Of The Mughal Court, Then The Rise Of The British Empire And, Finally, The Revolt Of 1857. Though Ghalib Lived Through The Upheavals And Purges Of The Revolt, In Which Many Of His Contemporaries And Friends Died And His Beloved Delhi Was Irrevocably Changed, He Was A Broken Man And Longed For Death. When He Died, On 15 February 1869, He Left Behind Some Of The Most Vivid Accounts Of The Events Of The Period Ever Written. In This Illuminating Biography Pavan K. Varma Evocatively Captures The Spirit Of The Man And The Essence Of The Times He Lived In.

Ghalib

Author : Mehr Afshan Farooqui
Publisher : Penguin Random House India Private Limited
Page : 344 pages
File Size : 48,5 Mb
Release : 2024-02-06
Category : Literary Criticism
ISBN : 9789357084819

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Ghalib by Mehr Afshan Farooqui Pdf

Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib was born in Agra in the closing years of the eighteenth century. He wrote in both Urdu and Persian and was also a great prose stylist. Ghalib fascinates his readers for many reasons, but one of the most noted qualities in Ghalib was that he was a careful, even strict, editor of his work. It is said that he discarded or disregarded more than half of his Urdu verses. These verses were forgotten for long, until as late as 1918, in the library of the princely state of Bhopal. In 1921, they were edited and published as a new Divan-e Ghalib. In Flowers in a Mirror, Mehr Afshan Farooqi continues her research in the strain of her first book, A Wilderness at My Doorstep. She examines Ghalib’s approach to his work, the world in which he lived and composed, and ultimately, his genius. She selects 30 ghazals from the rejected corpus, translates them into English and provides an erudite, sparkling critical commentary. Through this book, she highlights the significance of marginalized poetry and the need to reinstate the forgotten verses in our lives and hearts.

Ghalib

Author : Ralph Russell
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Page : 132 pages
File Size : 49,7 Mb
Release : 2023-03-08
Category : Literary Criticism
ISBN : 9781000846997

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First published in 1972, Ghalib presents aspects of Ghalib, the last great literary figured produced by Mughal India before the empire was swept away by the British after the Revolt of 1857, as he appears though the eyes of well-known British and other European scholars. The book gives a picture of Ghalib’s own personality as it emerges in passages from his own Persian and Urdu letters and prose writings. Percival Spear, who lived in Delhi for many years, describes the Delhi scene of Ghalib’s day. P. Hardy writes of his relations with the British, and finally, two essays, by A. Bausani and Ralph Russell respectively, give an account of his Persian and Urdu poetry. His book will be of interest to students of literature, poetry, South Asian studies and history.

Ghalib

Author : Gopi Chand Narang
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Page : 488 pages
File Size : 48,7 Mb
Release : 2017-10-03
Category : Literary Criticism
ISBN : 9780199091515

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Mirza Asadullah Khan (1797–1869), popularly, Ghalib, is the most influential poet of the Urdu language. He is noted for the ghazals he wrote during his lifetime, which have since been interpreted and sung by different people in myriad ways. Ghalib’s popularity has today extended beyond the Indian subcontinent to the Hindustani diaspora around the world. In this book, Gopi Chand Narang studies Ghalib’s poetics by tracing the archetypical roots of his creative consciousness and enigmatic thought in Buddhist dialectical philosophy, particularly in the concept of shunyata. He underscores the importance of the Mughal era’s Sabke Hindi poetry, especially through Bedil, whom Ghalib considered his mentor. The author also engages with Ghalib criticism that has flourished since his death and analyses the important works of the poet, including pieces from early Nuskhas and Divan-e Ghalib, strengthening this central argument. Much has been written about Ghalib’s life and his poetry. A marked departure from this dominant trend, Narang’s book looks at Ghalib from different angles and places him in the galaxy of the great Eastern poets, stretching far beyond the boundaries of India and the Urdu language.

Sufi Splendour and Mirza Ghalib

Author : Neelam Shivdasani
Publisher : Notion Press
Page : 157 pages
File Size : 51,5 Mb
Release : 2023-05-10
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN : 9798890264442

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Sufi Splendour and Mirza Ghalib by Neelam Shivdasani Pdf

Mirza Ghalib is a well-known Urdu poet who needs no introduction. However, his works have been translated many times ...simply because his canvas has no defined boundaries. Neelam has attempted to bring out the philosophical depth of his poetry. Trying to explain the metaphorical use of his craft. Ghalib has ruled over the hearts of people for over a century and will continue to do so as more meaning is found in his already existing art. Neelam has opened yet another window into the mind of Ghalib.

Myriad Shades of Life in Mirza Ghalib

Author : Tasleem A. War
Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Page : 161 pages
File Size : 54,5 Mb
Release : 2021-01-28
Category : Literary Collections
ISBN : 9781527565166

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The book is an anthology of seven critical essays on the work of Mirza Ghalib, and considers a number of issues such as comparisons between him and Muhammad Iqbal, William Shakespeare and John Donne. It also foregrounds the most distinguishing features in his poetry, including his art of dialectical poetics, the obsession with the theme of death throughout his poetry, and the representation of Karbala and Ahle-Bayt in his work. The book thus highlights the different shades of meaning in both his poetry and letters. These myriad shades are embedded in Ghalib’s vision of life. Like Shakespeare and Sophocles, Ghalib details the colourfulness of life in all its horror and glory. Just as life itself is colourful in its myriad shades, Ghalib’s poetry offers us a vision of life which is pluralistic, multifarious and universal at the same time.

Ghalib

Author : Pavan K Varma
Publisher : Penguin UK
Page : 342 pages
File Size : 51,6 Mb
Release : 2000-10-14
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9789351186724

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A brilliant biography of one of India’s greatest poets Mirza Mohammad Asadullah Khan Ghalib began writing poetry in Persian at the age of nine and the pre-eminent poet of the time, Mir, predicted a great future for the precocious genius when he was shown his verse. But success and material rewards did not come to Ghalib easily, for the times were against him, and he did not suffer fools gladly even if they occupied positions of importance. Ghalib was at the height of his powers when events took a turn for the worse. First came the decline of the Mughal court, then the rise of the British Empire and, finally, the Revolt of 1857. Though Ghalib lived through the upheavals and purges of the Revolt, in which many of his contemporaries and friends died and his beloved Delhi was irrevocably changed, he was a broken man and longed for death. When he died, on 15 February 1869, he left behind some of the most vivid accounts of the events of the period ever written. In this illuminating biography Pavan K. Varma evocatively captures the spirit of the man and the essence of the times he lived in.

Andaaz-E-Bayan Ghalib : Oceans of Blood

Author : Imran Ahmad A
Publisher : IMRAN AHMAD
Page : 31 pages
File Size : 52,6 Mb
Release : 2020-08-05
Category : Art
ISBN : 8210379456XXX

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If you have ever been fascinated by the articulated rhythm of an Urdu sher and wished to be able to completely understand its intricacies, then 'Andaaz-E-Bayan Ghalib: Oceans of Blood' is highly recommended for you to discover more deeper understanding of Ghalibs compositions in particular. The book contains meaning and explanations (in English) of 12 full Ghazals which featured in the 'Mirza Ghalib Serial' of 1988. The approach in this book is distinctive in the sense that the shers (verses) are explained after being translated simply to provide the true essence of Ghalib's compositions while maintaining the beauty of speech and emphasizing the masterful wordplay. These diligent interpretations allow readers with very little familiarity of Urdu to admire Ghalib's vast array of poetry, from his knack for simple elegance to his taste for contradictory theoretical nuances. Emotions spark ideas that combine with instincts to give birth to poetry. Mirza Ghalib's poetry not only portrays his own life, but also reveals the struggles of the ordinary citizen of the time, which still resonates with us today, making his compositions everlasting. Thanks to his extraordinary combination of romance and elegance, philosophy and spiritualism articulated with an amazing wordplay seldom witnessed in any piece of literature, his compositions have broad appeal to the young and the elderly, spanning cultures and ages. Through this vivid, sarcastic and insightful narrative, Ghalib appears from his compositions as a genius poet of his era, and also one who stands out in history. This volume is an effort by the author to recognize the enormous contribution Ghalib has made to Urdu literature and language. Get the book at https://www.amazon.in/dp/B08CVRST58