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By Ghalib,Paul Smith

ISBN-10: 154553506X

ISBN-13: 9781545535066

DIVAN ~OF~ GHALIB

Translation & advent Paul Smith

Mirza Asadullah Beg (1797-1869}, referred to as Ghalib (conqueror) was once born within the urban of Agra of folks with Turkish aristocratic ancestry. whilst he used to be in simple terms 5 his father Abdullah Beg Khan died in a conflict whereas operating less than Rao Raja Bakhtwar Singh of Alwar and his uncle Nasrullah Beg Khan took cost of him. yet he misplaced his uncle additionally on the age of 8. He then moved to Delhi. He lived on country patronage, credits or the generosity of associates. His status got here to him posthumously. He had remarked in the course of his existence that even supposing his age had overlooked his greatness he will be famous via later generations. historical past has vindicated his declare. even supposing he wrote many extra ghazals, qit’as and ruba’is in Persian he's extra well-known for these written in Urdu. prior to Ghalib, the Urdu ghazal used to be essentially an expression of anguished love yet Ghalib expressed his philosophy and cynicism. according to the conventions of the ghazal, in so much of Ghalib’s couplets the ‘beloved’ can be a attractive girl, boy, monarch or perhaps… God or the religious grasp as in his many Sufi poems. this is the most important collection of his Persian & Urdu ghazals and different poems within the right shape and that means in English ever released. advent on his Poetry, existence & occasions and at the different types of Poetry he used. chosen Bibliography.

COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’.

“It isn't a joke... the English model of the entire ghazals of Hafiz is a brilliant feat and of paramount value. i'm astonished.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Superb translations. ninety nine% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator into Persian and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off by way of heart.

Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of many books of Sufi poets of the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and different languages, together with Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, ‘Attar, Sana’i, Jahan, Obeyd Zakani, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Shah Latif, Mahsati, Bulleh Shah, Khushal Khan Khattak and others and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and a dozen screenplays. www.newhumanitybooks.com

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