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Intikhab-e-Kalam: Dagh

Compiled by Moinuddin Aqeel
This is a short and accessible selection of the poems of Akhtar Shirani, known from the 1930s as the Romantic Poet of Urdu. His poems broke new ground in Urdu and brought in the simplicity and sincerity associated with ancient Arabic poetry, which depicts love and the desert milieu familiar to our poet through his life in Rajasthan. All his contemporaries have been unstinting in their praise of Akhtar Shirani’s contribution which has influenced three generations of Urdu poets.
Author Description
Dr Moinuddin Aqeel, PhD, DLitt, is an outstanding critic, author and linguist.Chairperson of the Department of Urdu, International Islamic University, Islamabad, he has also served the University of Karachi as a Professor and the Chairperson of the Urdu department. He has also been the Director of Bureau of Composition, Compilation and Translation, University of Karachi. He is the author of many books of repute.
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ISBN 9780195475999
Weight in kg 0.065
Rights World
Year of Publication 2008
Binding Paperback
Pages 64 pages