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Intikhab-e-Kalam: Khushi Muhammad Naazir

Compiled by Moinuddin Aqeel
This is a representative selection of Khushi Muhammad Naazir's Urdu Nazms (Poems). Naazir helped popularise modern Urdu poetry. Inspired by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, he started writing poems during his student days at Aligarh College. This selection introduces the new poetry that was written during the evolutionary era of the Urdu Nazm. It is a supplementary reader because it is a part of the syllabus in most universities as the poet is an important poet of the evolutionary period of the Urdu poem. This selection will introduce the poetry of Khushi Muhammad Naazir to a new generation of poetry enthusiasts. His only poetry collection Naghma e Firdous was first published in 1937 in two volumes and later in 1971 and has been out of print for decades.
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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 9780199068623
Weight in kg 0.060
Rights World
Year of Publication 2014
Binding Paperback
Pages 64 pages