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In English, Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Riz Rahim

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ISBN 10: 1436373123 / ISBN 13: 9781436373128
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474 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 1.3in. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781436373128

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Title: In English, Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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This book contains English translation of about 270 poems and quatrains derived from the 8 books of Urdu poetry that Faiz Ahmed Faiz published from 1941 to 1984 over a tumultuous period of 4 decades For helping him and his poetry put in context the book includes a Preface how other writers viewed his poetry including his own views on his poetry and how it sought social justice and freedom of speech and action through his own incarcerations This is another effort to bring to English readers poetry from a culturally philologically distant language and culture and A Word on Translation elaborates the issues involved Recent Emergency in Pakistan November 2007 also showed how relevant his poetry still was when protestors marched around one of the slogans being Bol Speak Up the title of a poem he published in 1941

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Dr. Riz Rahim, a Professor of Biological Sciences, with a long affiliation with Toxicology-Cancer, has over the years published numerous articles in English and Urdu in newspapers/magazine in the US, India and Pakistan, on a wide range of topics from science, health, environment, history, politics to literary matters. In this book, Riz turns to translation of Urdu poetry by Faiz Ahmed Faiz, a renowned poet of the Indian subcontinent.

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