Intikhab-e-Kalam: Josh Malihabadi

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Intikhab-e-Kalam: Josh Malihabadi

Compiled by Muhammad Reza Kazimi

This is the most representative selection of poems by Josh Malihabadi, known as the ‘Poet of Revolution for his struggle against colonial rule in India. From the early 1940s, Josh came to dominate the Urdu literary scene, and in all the types of poetry he composed, whether reflective, revolutionary or romantic, Josh was hailed as a consummate stylist. Josh, apart from composing poetry, made poetical comments on almost every significant event from 1914 to 1974. He has left behind 20 volumes of poetry.

Author Description
Dr Muhammad Reza Kazimi has an MA and PhD from the University of Karachi. He is a critic of Urdu literature and has taught for more than thirty years in different colleges, and at the University of Karachi, the Aga Khan University, and M.A. Jinnah University in Karachi. His latest Urdu book Tehzeeb o Takhleeq has been published by Karachi University. His latest English book is A Concise History of Pakistan (OUP 2009). His other publications are Mutale'a-e-Pakistan (OUP, 2006); Pakistan Studies (OUP, 2007); Liaquat Ali Khan: His Life and Work (OUP, 2015); Intikhab-e-Kalam: Ghalib (OUP, 2009); Intikhab-e-Kalam: Sahir Ludhianvi (OUP, 2013).

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