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LOVE SONNETS OF GHALIB

by DR SARFARAZ K NIAZI

  • Category Poetry
  • Format Hardcover
  • Imprint Rupa
  • Price 1500
  1. ISBN: 9.79E+12
  2. Pages: 1066 pages
  3. Date: 2002

ABOUT THIS BOOK

Mirza Ghalib is to the Urdu language what William Shakespeare is to the English language. And the most widely read Urdu book in the world is a collection of the Love Sonnets of Ghalib. These sonnets resonate with the voices of maestros through the corridors of history. Ghalib is not just an Asian phenomenon and his sonnets are loved and studied worldwide.

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

Dr Sarfaraz K. Niazi, son of the renowned author and critic Allama Niaz Fatehpuri, has been teaching for more than thirty years and is the author of several books, texts and articles on scientific, philosophical and literary subjects. He lives in Deerfield, Illinois. Dr Farman Fatehpuri is a scholar of Urdu and the author of many books. He has also edited a comprehensive work on Ghalib. He lives in Karachi, Pakistan. Sadequain is a renowned artist and an admirer of Ghalib, having created twenty works interpreting Ghalib’s verses. Sadequain’s unique style of abstract presentation and mastery of the calligraphy of Quranic verses have achieved critical acclaim.