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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (2): 481–487.
Published: 01 August 2005
... rbWmni ia abn’ Poetry Kabbani’s Nizar in Women Arab a lZyonl--ahr 1995). li-l-Nasher, al-Zaytoon Dar...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (3): 600–616.
Published: 01 December 2005
... ntePer fRumi of Poetry the in Eroticism of Hermeneutics...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 185–193.
Published: 01 August 2021
... Mystical Islam” ; Dang, “Songs of Spiritual Citizenship,” esp. chap. 2. 8. See Schulz, Muslims and New Media in West Africa . 9. For an insightful overview of Sufi poetics with special attention to the Senegalese context, see Ogunnaike, “Presence of Poetry, the Poetry of Presence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 334–340.
Published: 01 August 2022
.... Furthermore, despite some notable exceptions, 1 the majority of scholarly analysis surrounding Hindavi Nath poetry has centered on the two largest expositions in the Gorakhbani : the Sabadi (Utterances) and the Pada (Verses). This is by no means surprising. These are the most well known of the Hindavi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 362–369.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Julie Vig Abstract This article connects the Sikh tradition to wider cultural and literary worlds by examining how gurbilās literature—written from the end of the seventeenth century into the nineteenth—is tied to the wider Braj literary world and more specifically to Braj martial poetry. Gurbilās...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 370–380.
Published: 01 August 2022
...William R. Pinch Abstract In this essay William R. Pinch probes whether and how we might understand early Hindi poetry as a form of history, a theme that Allison Busch explored in a series of essays. His focus is on two late eighteenth-century poems that Allison, Dalpat Rajpurohit, and Pinch...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 13–24.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Nosheen Ali This article examines the role of poetry in illuminating and challenging the meaning of citizenship in the border region of Gilgit-Baltistan, which is located in the north of Pakistan and is internationally considered as forming part of Pakistani Kashmir. Ali discusses how poetic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 365–385.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Scott Kugle Shi`i devotion and Urdu poetry both flourished in unique ways in the Deccan region, but did these cultural phenomena allow new creativity for women? This question can be addressed by examining the courtesan Mah Laqa Bai (AH 1181–1240/1768–1824), one of the most powerful figures...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 82–95.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... This graveside mushā‘irah was a setting for the competitive exchange of poetry and one of the most well-documented gatherings of the mid-1700s. In anecdotes and verse written between 1721 and 1784, attendees at this event reveal their implicit and explicit associations between elite and nonelite classes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 633–643.
Published: 01 December 2012
... poetry, in terms of the sadism inherent to the Freudian concept of the work of melancholia, the essay argues for a mode of literary and historical enquiry that grasps the most chimerical cultural forms, awash with falsity and fantasy—those that may attempt most forcefully to deny their historicity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 68–81.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Francesca Orsini Abstract The cultural memory of Awadh is almost exclusively identified with Urdu poetry and courtesan culture, and already in the colonial period it came to stand as the epitome of the “last phase of Oriental culture” (‘Abdul Halim Sharar). But if instead of taking a retrospective...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 325–333.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Cynthia Talbot Abstract In tribute to Allison Busch, who did so much to restore the reputation of vernacular literature not just as poetry but also as history, Talbot offers an account of an obscure Rajput warrior from Bikaner who decided it would be better to die. In asking why Ramsingh...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 429–436.
Published: 01 August 2012
... their own poetics, women resist a biopolitics in which their bodies are used as a symbolic means of dramatizing conflicts. They have had to replace the everyday, for now, with a politics, polemics, and poetry that allows them to resist. Unless otherwise noted, all translations are my own. © 2012...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 2–8.
Published: 01 May 2014
... between forms of life and modes of thought. The “thought” under consideration is distinctive for its commitment to remaking political and ethical life, and attention to the fugitive or unruly forms by which insurgent thought is transmitted, e.g., through poetry, fiction, and autobiography in addition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 281–293.
Published: 01 August 2015
... unprecedented metapoetic historiographical prologue, suggesting ways it may reflect and reflect upon a broader aesthetic of history that it shares with royal epigraphy, and pointing out some basic coordinates it takes from a Persianate historical poetry tradition exemplified by Firdawsī's Shāhnāmah . The essay...
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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 (2008) 28 (3): 495–512.
Published: 01 December 2008
... that had the signs of Freudian repetition not exclusively, they hinge on poetry. In fact, compulsion. The latter view bridged over the cut the debate on emigration literature has often in the lifeworld, so to speak, and resuscitated, been a debate on emigration poetry...
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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 (2016) 36 (3): 418–434.
Published: 01 December 2016
... by Browne Edward G. Qazvini Mirza Muhammad ibn ‘Abdu'l Wahhab-i . 2 vols . London : Luzac , 1906 . Azad Muhammad Husain Pritchett Frances W. Faruqi Shamsurrahman . Ab-e Hayat: Shaping the Canon of Urdu Poetry . New Delhi : Oxford University Press , 2001 . Azar Lutf...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 45–59.
Published: 01 August 2004
... for the development of both vernacular poetics and heart to fill with sorrow.! poetry. Brajbhasa renditions of Sanskrit treatises on lit- An example of the hidden type of “the anxious”! erary topics were commissioned at dozens of courts Said the anxious woman to herself! spanning all the way from north India...