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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... Urdu poetry Gujarat riots Aqeel Shatir Narendra Modi ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... A report on the poetry of Aqeel Shatir, a Muslim poet in Gujarat, where in 2002 more than a thousand Muslims were killed by Hindu mobs. Shatir writes in Urdu, a language predominantly used by Muslims in India. A few years ago, Shatir was in the news when a critic introducing his book remarked...
Book Chapter

By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... on the poetry of Aqeel Shatir, a Muslim poet in Gujarat, where in 2002 more than a thousand Muslims were killed by Hindu mobs. Shatir writes in Urdu, a language predominantly used by Muslims in India. A few years ago, Shatir was in the news when a critic introducing his book remarked on how the Gujarat chief...
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By Omar Kasmani
Published: 06 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
... the limits of the scholarly periodization of a homophilic past cut off from a homophobic present, and disclose the past's desire to make its own future. Sufi queer history South Asia gender sexuality Agar's Tale is a nineteenth-century Urdu qissah that recounts the adventures of Agar...