In the Bazaar of Love: The Selected Poetry of Amir Khusrau

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Amir khusrau?poet, courtier, mystic, musician?straddled the worlds of politics and religion and helped forge a distinctive synthesis of muslim and hindu cultures his poetry in persian appealed equally to the delhi sultans and to his sufi sheikh, nizamuddin auliya it was appreciated not only in india , where his hindavi poetry has survived through a lively oral tradition, but also across a cosmopolitan persianate world that stretched from turkey to bengal ? khusraus poetry has thrived for centuries and continues to be read and recited to this day but despite his vast literary output, there is a dearth of translations of his work in the bazaar of love offers new translations of khusraus poems in persian and hindavi, many of which are being translated into english for the first time paul losenskys translations of khusraus ghazal s, including his mystical and romantic poems, comprise fresh renditions of old favourites while also bringing to light several little-known works sunil sharma brings us many of khusraus short poems, including those belonging to the qawwali repertoire, as well as a mixed prose-and-verse narration the romance of duval rani and khizr khan ? the first comprehensive selection of amir khusraus poetry, in the bazaar of love covers a wide range of genres and forms, evoking the magic of one of the best-loved poets of the indian subcontinent

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Paul E. Losensky is associate professor at Indiana University, Bloomington, where he teaches translation studies, and Persian language and literature.

Sunil Sharma teachers Persian and Indian literatures at Boston University. He is the author of two books on Indo-Persian poetry.

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