The rebel's silhouette: selected poems

Front Cover
University of Massachusetts Press, 1991 - Poetry - 102 pages
7 Reviews
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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
7
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: The Rebel's Silhouette: Selected Poems

User Review  - Moushumi Ghosh - Goodreads

I can read these poems again and again and each time they rejuvenate me even more. Read full review

Review: The Rebel's Silhouette: Selected Poems

User Review  - James Goldberg - Goodreads

Night wasn't over / when the moon stood beside my bed / and said, "You've drunk your sleep to the dregs, / your share of that wine is finished for this night." This is a great book to read when you ... Read full review

Related books

Contents

Last Night
3
August 1952
17
Ghazal
31
Copyright

2 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information