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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 295–308.
Published: 01 August 2020
...–1978) and his teacher Eduard Spranger (1882–1963) and other actors who thought beyond British imperial educational ideology and practices. Husain engaged with the original writings of German educationists and translated Spranger's canonical text Psychologie des Jugendalters into Urdu as Nafsiyat-i...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 183–194.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Mehr Afshan Farooqi Literature has always played a synthesizing role in the history of Islam. The same can be said for the Urdu language and literature. Urdu was produced as a result of the mingling of Arabo-Persian-Turkish language with the indigenous languages and cultures primarily of north...
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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): 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 (2020) 40 (2): 345–360.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., and social movements. This timescape enabled one qasbah, Bijnor, to establish a claim to a future alternative to the national in South Asia through its engagement in an Urdu print public, a multivalenced literary and social space clustered around communications in the language of Urdu. Copyright © 2020...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 372–386.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Andrew Amstutz Abstract In 1945, Mahmooda Rizvia, a prominent Urdu author from Sindh, published a travel account of her journey across the Arabian Sea from British India to Iraq during World War II. In her travel account, Rizvia conceptualized the declining British Empire as a dynamic space...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 89–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
... literary public, exemplified by Al-Punch , a newspaper born out of a controversy over who had a right to use the Urdu language. Pursuing cosmopolitan impulses while celebrating local culture, the paper invited readers’ collaboration by cultivating a witty and intimate style. While scholarship on South...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (1): 168–170.
Published: 01 May 1999
... and Urdu as symbolic of national identity, ligious orientation and class power in the jab and among Hindus and Muslims respectively, in the years parry of Pakistani politics, whether military or civilian. prior to partition. The complex relationship of lan- All of the foregoing may make it sound...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 73–81.
Published: 01 August 2004
... and a cosmopolitan center of cultural life, and at another level, read Indo-Persian city poetry (and as well as being a macrocosm of the narrower spaces Urdu to the extent that it drew its inspiration from Per- that provided the context for the performance of Persi- sian, with which it had a paradoxically...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 33–45.
Published: 01 August 1988
... the cal stage: the Muhajir Qoumi Movement (MQM), champi- Muhajir wing of the civilian bureaucracy to have outsmarted oning the interests of the Urdu-speaking Muhajirs (migrants the Punjabi military and bureaucracy by engineering the from India) settled in the Sindh province. It took the urban...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 555–562.
Published: 01 December 2012
... disciplines other than literary analysis.) In part they are regional. (Contributors usually have specialized in a particular culture or language — Turkish, Persian, or Arabic, in addition to lesser-taught languages like Uighur, Urdu, or Uzbek.) Beard describes his experiences as an editor of two projects...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 82–95.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... This article provides a genealogy of the normative literary acts and material practices at the grave. The tomb's space and its texts reveal a setting that overturns assumptions about vernacular and elite literatures, as it hosted Urdu poetry recitation and cutting-edge Persian verse as well as a medicines...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 75–76.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Alamgir Hashmi Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib, Urdu Letters of Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib . Translated by Daud Rahbar. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1987. xlv + 628 pages. $48.50. Copyright 1990: South Asia Bulletin 1989 Soulh Asia Bulletin, volume 9 number 2,1989...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 549–569.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Faruqi, A Long History of Urdu Literary Cul- ture, 819 37. 12. See Eaton, Sufis of Bijapur, 91 95; Petiev- ich, The Feminine and Cultural Syncretism, 111; and Husain, Scent in the Islamic Garden, 154. 13. Petievich, When Men Speak as Women, 8. 14. Hutton, The Pem Nem, 45. 15. What makes Dakkani...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (3): 617–633.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Ada-amno aprsUd rnlto ftePrinhgorpia text hagiographical Persian the of translation Urdu al-salihin Kanpur’s of al-Rahman ‘Abd ubr uigtelt ieenhaderytetehcnuis oeo hs...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (1): 74.
Published: 01 May 1990
... translations of the same poem (“My Guests” in and liberal critics and translators. He was a winner of the Mahmood Jamal, The Penguin Book of Modem Urdu Poetly, Lenin International Peace Prize as well as a British state 1986, “My Visitors” tr. Alamgir Hashmi, Annual of Urdu award. In the Middle...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 418–434.
Published: 01 December 2016
... past. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Persian Urdu literature modernity historiography I am grateful to Afshin Marashi and Mana Kia, who commented generously and insightfully on earlier drafts of this article. The article also benefited from the close attention of Sina Salessi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 289–292.
Published: 01 August 2022
... ‘Ibrat (d. 1795) an Urdu ( zaban-i Rehkta ) rendition of Jayasi's famous invention of a romance of Chittor's Raja Ratansen's love for Siṃhal Dvīp's Padmini. ‘Ibrat managed to finish a fourth of the text before he passed away. He titled it Marsiya-e Shama’ o Parvāna (Poem of Moth and Flame). After his...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 10–15.
Published: 01 August 1996
... was making into the Islamic unit. However, Urdu alone has come to be associated world. Some Muslim personalities who later played a with the Muslim community, although in the post- leading role in the Indian national movement like partition period secular forces have refuted the idea Maulana...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 270–272.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the Bund the and novel,second His (Universityof Urdu Studies of Wisconsin Press, the of issues in commentary, Asr, with Muhammad and Dard Mir Khwaja Urdu poets of Press, verse sity the translated Hehas...