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Divided into two volumes, The Oxford India Anthology of Modern Urdu Literature spans a period of almost one and a half centuries and includes the writings of some of the most representative figures in modern Urdu literature. Apart from offering a judicious selection of a vast number of writerse, the anthology encompasses various genres like poetry, novel, and drama, as well as short stories, essays and sketches, letterse, anecdotes, humour and satire. The first volume consists of poetry and prose miscellany, while fiction - short stories and excerpts from novels - makes up the second volume.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195692174
ISBN-10: 0195692179
Format: Hardback
(215mm x 140mm x 29mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: OUP India
Publisher: OUP India
Publish Date: 10-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: India


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Author Biography - Mehr Farooqi

Mehr Afshan Farooqi is Assistant Professor of South Asian Literature at the University of Virginia. Her specialization is in the literary cultures of South Asia, especially in the Urdu language, literary culture, and history of north India.