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Ghazals

Translations of Classic Urdu Poetry

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$19.95 • £15.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674268753

Publication Date: 02/15/2022

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224 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches

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The prolific Mir Taqi Mir (1723–1810), widely regarded as the most accomplished poet in Urdu, composed his ghazals—a poetic form of rhyming couplets—in a distinctive Indian style arising from the Persian ghazal tradition. Here, the lover and beloved live in a world of extremes: the outsider is the hero, prosperity is poverty, and death would be preferable to the indifference of the beloved. Ghazals offers a comprehensive collection of Mir’s finest work, translated by a renowned expert on Urdu poetry.

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