Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 October 2009

318 Pages | 3 b/w halftone & line illus.

ISBN: 9780198063254

Bookseller Code (06)

A Wilderness of Possibilities

Urdu Studies in Transnational Perspective

Kathryn Hansen and David Lelyveld

  • Covers Urdu and Persian literature and poetry between 16th and 20th centuries
  • Wide-ranging subjects: Ghalib and Iqbal, women writing from the zanana, popular dramatists, travellers to Britain, and modern novelists
  • 11 essays by leading scholars
  • Editors are prominent academics
  • Comprehensive Introduction

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