Volume 15 2000

Editorial
M.U. Memon


The Rustic Beloved: Ecology of Hindi in a Persianate World
Shantanu Phukan

The Teaching of Urdu in British India
Tariq Rahman

The Sky, the Road, the Glass of Wine: On Translating Faiz
Frances W. Pritchett

Rashed and the Carnal Elegy
Riyaz Latif

The Symbolic Aspects of Tilism
Suhail Ahmad Khan

Kaukab's Magic Powers: Strategies for Dastan Translation
Frances W. Pritchett

Memories of a Fragmented Nation: Rewriting the Histories of India's Partition
Mushirul Hasan

The Earliest Extant Review of Umra'o Jan Ada
C.M. Naim

Urdu in Italy: Alessandro Bausani's Contribution
Daniela Bredi

Abu Nasr Muhammad Khalidi (d. 1403/1985) A Brief Memoir
Carl W. Ernst

"Voh Yar Hai jo Khusbu ki Tarah / Jis ki Zuban Urdu ki Tarah": The Friendly Association Between Urdu Poetry and Hindi Film Music
Raza Mir

Urdu's Past, Present and Future: Facets of an Ongoing Debate


The Simurgh-Feather Guide to the Poetics of Dastan-e Amir Hamza Sahibgiran
Musharraf Farooqi

Dastan-e Amir Hamza Sahibqiran: Preface to the Translation
Musharraf Farooqi

Dastan-e Amir Hamza Sahibqiran
Tr. by Musharraf Farooqi

A Note on Ismat Chughtai's Nonfictional Writings
Tahira Naqvi

From Bombay to Bhopal
Ismat Chughtai Tr. by Tahira Naqvi & Muhammad Umar Memon

An Excerpt from Kaghazi Hai Pairahan (The "Lihaf" Trial)
Ismat Chughtai Tr. by Tahira Naqvi & Muhammad Umar Memon

Communal Violence and Literature
Ismat Chughtai Tr. by Tahira Naqvi & Muhammad Umar Memon

Value and Vitality in a Literary Tradition: Female Poets and the Urdu Marsiya
Amy Bard

"Hit It With a Stick and It Won't Die": Urdu Language, Muslim Identity and Poetry in Varanasi, India
Christopher Lee

Ghazals
Agha Shahid Ali

Norwegian Translations of Two Poems by Ghalib and Faiz Ahmad Faiz
Tr. by Knut Kristiansen

On River Ravi's Bank
Iqbal Tr. by Muhammad Salim-ur-Rahman

Me and My Wandering Life,
O Merchants Of The Town

Javed Akhtar Tr. by Philip Nikoayev

Allah Hoo
Anonymous Tr. by Philip Nikolayev


Gulab Khas
Abul Fazl Siddiqi Tr. by Sagaree Sengupta & Muhammad Umar Memon

Unheard Lament
Zamiruddin Ahmad Tr. by Shamoon Zamir

For Freedom's Sake
Sa'adat Hasan Manto Tr. by Muhammad Umar Memon

Turrets and Peacocks
Asad Muhammad Khan Tr. by Aquila Ismail & Muhammad Umar Memon

The Account of a Senseless Upheaval: An Exemplary Tale
Intizar Husain Tr. by Moazzam Sheikh & Elizabeth Bell

If Truth Be Told
Javed Shahin Tr. by Muhammad Umar Memon

Anger's Fresh Crop
Asad Muhammad Khan Tr. by Aquila Ismail & Muhammad Umar Memon

The Gamblers
Ghulam Abbas Tr. by Robert Phillips


The Reluctant Hero and the Question of Class (A Review Article)
Thomas Palakeel

Shadam az Zindagi-e Khish
Ralph Russell

Baad-Numaa
Naiyer Masud

Kaunsi Uljhan ko Suljhaate Hain Ham
Nun Mim Rashid

Silsila Kairaktar Mirza Rusvaa
Mirza Muhammad Hadi Rusvaa

Fahmida Riyaz se Intarveeu
Khalid Sohail

 


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