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Mirza Ghalib: Selected Lyrics and Letters
     

Mirza Ghalib: Selected Lyrics and Letters

by K. C. Kanda, K. C. Kanda (Introduction)
 
The best of Mirza Ghalib, one of the greatest Urdu poets, is presented in this compendium. Each of the 104 ghazals, 7 miscellaneous nazms, and 68 selected letters are presented in the original Urdu text, with a parallel translation in simple, lucid English, and a transliteration in Roman script for readers who are not familiar with Urdu in Persian script. A critical

Overview

The best of Mirza Ghalib, one of the greatest Urdu poets, is presented in this compendium. Each of the 104 ghazals, 7 miscellaneous nazms, and 68 selected letters are presented in the original Urdu text, with a parallel translation in simple, lucid English, and a transliteration in Roman script for readers who are not familiar with Urdu in Persian script. A critical introduction to Ghalib's work, chronology of important events in his life, and bibliography are also provided.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932705614
Publisher:
New Dawn Press
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

K. C. Kanda has an MA and PhD in English, an MA in Urdu from Delhi University, and is a recipient of the Urdu Academy Award for excellence in translation. He has published 10 books of Urdu poetry translated into English and 4 books about English literature.

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