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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (3): 628–629.
Published: 01 May 1969
...Kenneth A. Luther Descriptive Catalogue of the Persian, Urdu and Arabic Manuscripts in the Dacca University Library: Volume II , Urdu and Arabic Manuscripts . By A. B. M. Habibullah . Dacca : University Library , 1968 . vi, 160 pp. Rs 15.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (4): 887–888.
Published: 01 August 1969
...C. M. Naim Urdu: Readings in Literary Urdu Prose . By G. C. Narang . Madison : University of Wisconsin Press , 1968 . x , 381 pp. $6.50. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1969 1969 BOOK REVIEWS cial results, he presents Ranade and a few other products of the new...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (4): 1136–1138.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... This method was subsequently appropriated by British lexicographers of the East India Company compiling English-Urdu dictionaries, turning the work into “a portal through which nonintimates could gain access to the linguistic charisma and authority of Delhi's courtly culture” (p. 30). It is through...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1180–1181.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Mathew N. Schmalz In his conclusion, Tariq Rahman first returns to the common argument that Urdu was the language of the “camp,” developed as soldiers attempted to communicate with the local population. Against this widely held view, Rahman maintains that while “urdu” does indeed mean “camp...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 785–787.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Mehr Farooqi Urdu Poetry, 1935–1970: The Progressive Episode . By Carlo Coppola . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2018 . 702 pp. ISBN: 9780199403493 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2021 2021 Ever since Carlo Coppola submitted his dissertation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 788–790.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Mana Kia The Broken Spell: Indian Storytelling and the Romance Genre in Persian and Urdu . By Pasha M. Khan . Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press , 2019 . xii, 312pp. ISBN: 9780814345993 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2021 2021...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 1021–1022.
Published: 01 November 2013
...John M. Willis As a whole, the book is successful in illuminating the palpable urgency with which scholars associated with Osmania approached the task of reforming and promoting Urdu as a medium of liberal progress. Yet, while the author notes that this intellectual and pedagogical project...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 506–509.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Gregory Maxwell Bruce Cosmopolitan Dreams: The Making of Modern Urdu Literary Culture in Colonial South Asia . By Jennifer Dubrow . Honolulu : University of Hawai‘i Press , 2018 . xv, 178 pp. ISBN: 9780824872700 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2021 2021...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (3): 578–579.
Published: 01 May 1966
...C. M. Naim A History of Urdu Literature . By Muhammad Sadiq . London : Oxford University Press , 1965 . ix, 429 , Bibliography, Notes, Index. $8.80. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1966 1966 578 tively rich in miscellaneous cases and quotations from tribal...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (2): 444–446.
Published: 01 February 1972
...Peter Edwin Hook 444 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES Topics in Hindi-Urdu Grammar. BY BRUCE R. PRAY. Berkeley: University of California, Center for South and Southeast Asia Studies, 1970. v,i95 pp. Bibliography, n.p. It is the judgement of V. Miltner in his article on Hindi in Current Trends...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (1): 282–283.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Frances W. Pritchett Masnavi: A Study of Urdu Romance . By Anna A. Suvorova . Translated by M. Osama Faruqi . New Delhi : Oxford University Press , 2000 . xxvi, 292 pp. $29.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2001 2001 282 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 611–612.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Janet M. Powers The Pursuit of Urdu Literature: A Select History . By Ralph Russell . London : Zed books, Ltd. , 1992 . 285 pp. $59.95 (cloth); $29.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1994 1994 BOOK REVIEWS S O U T H ASIA 611 it could only...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (2): 269–283.
Published: 01 February 1969
... and high diplomacy. In this paper I intend to review the consequences of that conflict for Urdu language and literature. I shall proceed by showing why it was necessary for Urdu writers, especially the poets, to respond to this war, and what sort of attitudes were displayed in the poetry written...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (4): 894–895.
Published: 01 August 1968
...Joseph A. Reif Urdu Grammar and Reader . By Ernest Bender . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 1967 . 487 pp. Urdu-English Glossary, English-Urdu Glossary, Index. $5.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1968 1968 894 achieved if only the British...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (4): 847–849.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Amy Bard A Wilderness of Possibilities: Urdu Studies in Transnational Perspective . Edited by Kathryn Hansen and David Lelyveld . New York : Oxford University Press , 2005 . xiii , 292 pp. Rs 1,040.00 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2006 2006 B O O K R E V I...
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Published: 01 August 2008
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 289–290.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mathew N. Schmalz Chapter 3 presents observed divergences between Hindi and Urdu. The discussion is quite detailed and includes the following elements: “morpho-syntactic” changes such as “ ka ” and “ ko ” constructions and the use of “ jaisa ”; “syntactic changes” such as the use of the adverb...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1983) 43 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 November 1983
..., Pakistan was dismembered within twenty-four years of its birth. Contrary to expectations, Pakistan's national disintegration failed to generate analysis or debate among intellectuals. Via thematic analysis of a cross-section of Urdu creative writing about the events of 1971, the author of this article...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 39 (2): 412–414.
Published: 01 February 1980
...Michael C. Shapiro An Introduction to Hindī and Urdū . By R. K. Barz . Canberra : Faculty of Asian Studies, Australian National University , 1977 . xiv, 236 pp. N.p.l. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1980 1980 412 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES the sweeper...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 40 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 May 1981
...Muhammad Umar Memon Another Lonely Voice: The Urdu Short Stories of Saadat Hasan Manto . By Leslie A. Flemming . Berkeley : Center for South and Southeast Asia Studies, University of California (Monograph No. 18), 1979 . ix , 133 pp. Bibliography, Index. $10.75. (Distributed by Cellar...