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Author War, Tasleem A

Title Myriad Shades of Life in Mirza Ghalib
Published Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publisher, 2021


Description 1 online resource (160 p.)
Summary The book is an anthology of seven critical essays on the work of Mirza Ghalib, and considers a number of issues such as comparisons between him and Muhammad Iqbal, William Shakespeare and John Donne. It also foregrounds the most distinguishing features in his poetry, including his art of dialectical poetics, the obsession with the theme of death throughout his poetry, and the representation of Karbala and Ahle-Bayt in his work. The book thus highlights the different shades of meaning in both his poetry and letters. These myriad shades are embedded in Ghalib's vision of life. Like Shakespeare a
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Ghalib, Mirza Asadullah Khan, 1797-1869 -- Criticism and interpretation
Ghalib, Mirza Asadullah Khan, 1797-1869
Literary essays.
Literary studies: poetry & poets.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1527565165