The rebel's silhouette: selected poems

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University of Massachusetts Press, 1991 - Poetry - 102 pages
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Born in India and considered the leading poet on the South Asian subcontinent, Faiz Ahmed Faiz (1911-1984) was a two-time Nobel nominee and winner of the 1962 Lenin Peace Prize. His evening readings in Hindi/Urdu-speaking regions drew thousands of listeners. Associated with the Communist party in his youth, Faiz became an outspoken poet in opposition to the Pakistani government. He was also a professor of English literature, a distinguished editor and a major figure in the Afro-Asian writer's movement. This volume offers a selection of Faiz's poetry in a bilingual Urdu/English edition with a new introduction by poet and translator Agha Shahid Ali.

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User Review  - Faheem Memon - Goodreads

Wonderful sample of poems from Faiz Ahmed Faiz's work. Excellent prelude and translation by Agha Shahid Ali. Read full review

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User Review  - Cymbalrush - Goodreads

"Nostalgia for friends and wine: to crush that sorrow, we'll allow memory nothing, neither the moon nor the rain." Read full review

Contents

Last Night
3
August 1952
17
Ghazal
31
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