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This book is a compilation of Kishar Naheed's poems translated by well-known and established literary figures. Kishwar Naheed is one of the leading poets of Pakistan who continues to write in the more traditional form of the ghazal but some of her best works, as reflected through this selection, have been prose-poetry.

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Kishwar Naheed is a prominent voice in Urdu literature. This expanded collection of her work includes ten additional poems, presented with the original Urdu version. The English translations have been contributed by established and well-known poets.

About the Author

Kishwar Naheed grew up in Lahore and has been contributing as a creative writer to several publications for many decades. She has also served various women's organizations. Between 1961 and 1998 she wrote eight collections of poetry. Two of her books were published in India, and selected poems have been published in Europe, USA, and Africa. She has also edited and published research work on the plight of women. As a translator she has rendered various works into Urdu including Folk Tales of Asia, a UNESCO assignment published in 1976. She was the recipient of the Mandela Award in 1997, and was awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan in 2000.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195979770
Author:
Naheed, Kishwar
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Farrukhi, Asif
Author:
null, Kishwar
Author:
Kishvar
Author:
null, Asif
Author:
Farrukhi, Asif
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Literature/English | World Literature | Pakistan
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Edition Number:
revised
Edition Description:
Enlarged
Series Volume:
Cell Biology of Liga
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, 5 halftones
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
5.600 x 8.900 in 0.750 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Kishwar Naheed is a prominent voice in Urdu literature. This expanded collection of her work includes ten additional poems, presented with the original Urdu version. The English translations have been contributed by established and well-known poets.
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