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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 August 2022
... the representation of Muslims. In 1024 CE, Maḥmūd of Ghazna sacked the temple of Śiva at Somnath. Romila Thapar has very convincingly told the story of this occasion: what was, at the time, a relatively routine raid was transformed by many generations of storytellers, poets, and historians, according...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Ahmad, Safawid Poets and India ; Eaton, Patterns of Migration ; and in more detail Gulchin Ma ani, Karvan- i Hind. The classic work on the subject with an administrative focus is Chandra, Parties and Politics. Various works produced in collabo- ration between Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1987) 7 (1_and_2): 69–77.
Published: 01 August 1987
...Eleanor Zelliot Copyright 1987: South Asia Bulletin 1987 SOUTH ASIA BULLETIN Vol. 7 (1987). THE VARlED VOICES OF DALIT POETS FROM MAHARASHTRA: A COLLECTION OF TRANSLATIONS Eleanor Zelliot REVOLUTION...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 381–387.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Dalpat Singh Rajpurohit Abstract Allison Busch's seminal work on the classical Hindi literature of Mughal India demonstrated how the composition of works of poetic theory ( ritigranth s) became a defining literary enterprise of vernacular court poets in the Mughal-Rajput milieu. Though firmly based...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 365–385.
Published: 01 December 2010
... in the court of the second Nizam of Hyderabad, Nizam `Ali Khan (r. 1762–1803), and the third Nizam, Sikandar Jah (r. 1803–29), as well as being mistress to their prime ministers of Iranian descent. She was one of the first women poets to compile a full divan of Urdu ghazals and was adept at music and dance...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 418–434.
Published: 01 December 2016
... this process. Four aspects of modern literary history writing receive particular focus here: engagement with the tazkirah tradition, inclusion of extraliterary national figures alongside poets, use of a shared set of references and sources, and new sexual aesthetics that break with the homoerotic Persianate...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
... series, 1967–70), published in Beirut by Dar an-Nahar and edited by modernist poet Yusuf al-Khal (1917–87). The series engaged prominent Arab artists and foregrounded the aesthetic dimension of the printed Arabic book as a “precious” art object. Situated historically at the threshold of contemporary...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 321–335.
Published: 01 August 2017
... of mimesis as advanced by Michael Taussig and Matthias Krings, Vierke shows that the Swahili poet makes an effort to imitate the original by re-evoking its sceneries as well as its tone in palpable Swahili imagery and meter. The connection over the Indian Ocean is hence not merely discursive...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 82–95.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Nathan Lee Marsh Tabor Abstract This article examines a posthumous literary gathering held at the grave of eighteenth-century Persian-language poet ‘Abd al-Qadir Bedil (1642–1720) in order to trace varying uses of a peculiar shrine space and its Persianate textual practices in late-Mughal Delhi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 500–502.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Wandana Sonalkar Sonalkar's piece is a tribute to the late poet Tulsi Parab and serves as an introduction to the English translations of four of Parab's poems. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Tulsi Parab poetry Marathi Bombay leftist...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 348–355.
Published: 01 August 2022
... a unique political arrangement (“two kings”) was expressed by courtiers, chroniclers, and poets in the language of a stylized fiction of love. The article tries to make meaning of the “two kings” problem by looking at a set of textual and visual materials and situates them within a context of “multilayered...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Molly Emma Aitken; Allison Busch Abstract This essay explores a single illustrated manuscript of Maulana Daud's Sufi narrative the Cāndāyana from the Rylands Library, Manchester, to help make sense of how Sufi poets and the sultanate-period painters who illustrated their verses realized...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 370–380.
Published: 01 August 2022
... described in the poems. These journeys revealed convincing evidence, in the form of oral tradition, that Arjun was killed by his kinsmen (and not by Anupgiri). Though this necessarily complicates a straightforward reading of early Hindi poetry as history, it also prompts further reflection on why the poets...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 13–24.
Published: 01 May 2012
... performances constitute a critical public arena for protesting political dispossession and for nurturing a postsectarian, religious harmony in the region. The article also complicates our understanding of the state, as several of the poets in Gilgit work for the local government. From this overlapping position...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 356–364.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Carl W. Ernst The Mogul court poet Fayzi (AD 1547–95) is credited with the composition of the Shariq al-ma`rifa , a Persian text offering an interpretation of Indian philosophy drawing on Sufi and Neoplatonic (Illuminationist) terms and categories. This article examines how the author subordinates...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 112–118.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Sunil Sharma Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 Amir Khusraw and the Genre of Historical Narratives in Verse1 Sunil Sharma One of the literary innovations credited to the Indo- court with Fakhr al-Din Gurgani, culminating in the works of Persian poet...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 73–81.
Published: 01 August 2004
... SHARMA Premodern Persian poetry was largely produced in an often mercenary nature of such relationships, it is not urban environment, and poets, whether associated with surprising to find the dalliance of the lover and beloved a royal court or of a mystical bent, had a special rela- set...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 45–59.
Published: 01 August 2004
... and her lover according to his understanding of them. May master poets forgive his audacity. Rasikpriya! ALLISON BUSCH In conjunction with the extension...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (2): 481–487.
Published: 01 August 2005
... ia Mansour Wisam .SeHsa zei,‘ Ezzedin, Hassan See 2. love. of poet the and is poet, women’s He the poets. as Arab poems. known contemporary widely love read of most the collection among first ranks He his published sixteen; of he age twenty...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 68–81.
Published: 01 May 2019
...), as well as the Avadhi and Brajbhasha works by the late-sixteenth-century poet Tulsidas. When Bhanupratap turned eight, his father decided it was time for him to learn Persian at Chunar Mission School. After that, his father taught him privately for a year: “He taught me the Gulistan and Bostan himself...