Intikhab-I Kalam : I Nazir Akbarabadi (Urdu)Publication details: Pakistan; OUP; 2014Description: 64 Pages; PaperbackISBN:
|Item type||Current library||Call number||Status||Date due||Barcode||Item holds|
|Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17||Karachi Urdu Poetry||891.43 (Browse shelf(Opens below))||Available||PKLL000055|
This selection contains the best poems of Nazir Akbarabadi, a poet unique in the tradition of Urdu poetry. While mainstream Urdu poets favoured the ghazal or masnavi, poetic forms having their origin in the Middle East, Nazir Akbarabadi wrote continuous and coherent poems, drawing upon the Indian locale for his themes.Being the exponent of nature, festivals and the common folk, Nazir Akbarabadi was hailed in the late nineteenth andearly twentieth century as one of the foremost poets of Urdu.