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Bombay

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

During her visit to Bombay, the author stayed at the house of the Chief Justice, Faiz Tyebji. In Bombay she met many women at various events, including a lecture at the Princess Victoria Mary ... More


Poets in Prisons

Mushirul Hasan

in Roads to Freedom: Prisoners in Colonial India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199458837
eISBN:
9780199087020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458837.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on political prisoners who resorted to poetry during their incarceration to express their sentiments against British authoritarianism and absolutism. From Mohamed Ali to Faiz ... More


Sufi Encompassments

John R. Bowen

in On British Islam: Religion, Law, and Everyday Practice in Shari'a Councils

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691158549
eISBN:
9781400881055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158549.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter assesses what happens when one constructs a shariʻa council within an explicitly and visibly Sufi world. In the Hijaz community, the current leader and sheikh, Faiz ul-Aqtab Siddiqi, ... More


Faizi’s Nal-Daman and Its Long Afterlife

Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam

in Writing the Mughal World: Studies on Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158114
eISBN:
9780231527903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158114.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the Persian retelling of the classical story of Nala and Damayanti, or Nal and Daman, which employs the verse-narrative form known as the masnawī. Written by poet and writer ... More


Faiz, Love, and the Fellowship of the Oppressed

Syed Akbar Hyder

in India and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651163
eISBN:
9781469651187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651163.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Faiz Ahmed Faiz was one of modern South Asia’s most renowned poets, his work a favorite not only of first Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, but of millions. Over the course of his later life, ... More


From Shabab to Inquilab: Progressive Poetry from 1930s till 1950s

Rakhshanda Jalil

in Liking Progress, Loving Change: A Literary History of the ProgressiveWriters' Movement in Urdu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198096733
eISBN:
9780199082841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096733.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter attempts to reconstruct the history of the PWM through the progressive poetry produced from the 1930s till the 1950s. It analyses the work of some of the major Urdu poets associated with ... More


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