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Mirza Ghalib: Selected Lyrics and Letters

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The best of Mirza Ghalib, one of the greatest Urdu poets, is presented in this compendium. Each of the 104 ghazals, 7 miscellaneous nazms, and 68 selected letters are presented in the original Urdu text, with a parallel translation in simple, lucid English, and a transliteration in Roman script for readers who are not familiar with Urdu in Persian script. A critical introd ...more
Paperback, 513 pages
Published September 28th 2005 by New Dawn Press(IL)
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there are some books,or should I say some authors, who are always on "currently-reading shelf", and Ghalib is one of them... his letters and his poetry are always in reachable distance to my bed...
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Best poetry :-)
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Mirza Ghalib (Urdu: مرزا غالب) born Mirza Asadullah Beg Khan (Urdu/Persian: مرزا اسد اللہ بیگ خان) was a classical Urdu and Persian poet from India during British colonial rule. He used as his pen-name Ghalib (Urdu/Persian: غالب, ġhālib means dominant) and Asad (Urdu/Persian: اسد, Asad means lion. His honour title was Dabir-ul-Mulk, Najm-ud-Daula.

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