Pakistani Poetry by Language: Urdu Poetry, Ghazal, Marsia, Urdu in Aurangabad, Shayari, List of Urdu Language Poets, Karbala Ta Karbala

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 120 pages
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Urdu Poetry, Ghazal, Marsia, Urdu in Aurangabad, Shayari, List of Urdu Language Poets, Karbala Ta Karbala, Mukhammas, Naat, Kafi, Qasida, Bait Bazi, Mushaira, Nazm, Soaz, Doha, Maqta, Zabd Shuda Nazmein, Sehra, Beher, Radif, Qaafiyaa, Triveni, Matla, List of Marsia Writers, Musaddas, Kalam, Mavra, Kulyat, Khawab Saray Hain Shikasta. Excerpt: The ghazal (Arabic/Pashto/ Persian/Urdu: Hindi: Punjabi: Gujarati: Turkish: ) is a poetic form consisting of rhyming couplets and a refrain, with each line sharing the same meter. A ghazal may be understood as a poetic expression of both the pain of loss or separation and the beauty of love in spite of that pain. The form is ancient, originating in 6th century pre-Islamic Arabic verse. It is derived from the Arabian panegyric qasida. The structural requirements of the ghazal are similar in stringency to those of the Petrarchan sonnet. In its style and content it is a genre which has proved capable of an extraordinary variety of expression around its central themes of love and separation. It is one of the principal poetic forms which the Indo-Perso-Arabic civilization offered to the eastern Islamic world. The ghazal spread into South Asia in the 12th century under the influence of the new Islamic Sultanate courts and Sufi mystics. Although the ghazal is most prominently a form of Persian and Urdu poetry, today it is found in the poetry of many languages. Ghazals were written by the Persian mystics and poets Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi (13th century) and Hafez (14th century), the Azeri poet Fuzuli (16th century), as well as Mirza Ghalib (17971869) and Muhammad Iqbal (18771938), both of whom wrote ghazals in Persian and Urdu. Through the influence of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (17491832), the ghazal ... More: http: //

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