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Ghalib and His Interlocutors

Ghalib and His Interlocutors V A R I O R U M Ta badah talkh tar shaved o sina rishtar bagudazam abgina o dar saghir afganam Kyun na firdaus men dozakh ko mila len ya rabb sair ke vae thori si fiza aur sahi Ghurbatam na sazgar amad vatan fahmidamash Kard tangi halqa-e dam ashiyan namidamash [To make the wine more bitter and the che more sore I shall melt the goblet and pour it into my drink Why don’t we mix a bit of hell into hven, my Lord! Let’s have a bit more space to roll around Exile did not suit me, I took it for my homeland When the noose of my net tightened, I called it my ne.] —Mirza Asadullah Khan “Ghalib” m o ra pa ti v , d u ca ies an of d A u th M si a ri Af th e l. Vo i do © 2 . No 3, 06 20 1xi ve 06 6 - 02 Pre ss 08 5 /1 D by e uk Un ty r si ew South Asian poets have been the subject of a more robu and voluminous corpus of writing than Mirza Ghalib (1797–1869). Living http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East Duke University Press

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Duke University Press
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© 2006 by Duke University Press
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1089-201X
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1089-201X
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10.1215/1089201x-2006-026
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Abstract

V A R I O R U M Ta badah talkh tar shaved o sina rishtar bagudazam abgina o dar saghir afganam Kyun na firdaus men dozakh ko mila len ya rabb sair ke vae thori si fiza aur sahi Ghurbatam na sazgar amad vatan fahmidamash Kard tangi halqa-e dam ashiyan namidamash [To make the wine more bitter and the che more sore I shall melt the goblet and pour it into my drink Why don’t we mix a bit of hell into hven, my Lord! Let’s have a bit more space to roll around Exile did not suit me, I took it for my homeland When the noose of my net tightened, I called it my ne.] —Mirza Asadullah Khan “Ghalib” m o ra pa ti v , d u ca ies an of d A u th M si a ri Af th e l. Vo i do © 2 . No 3, 06 20 1xi ve 06 6 - 02 Pre ss 08 5 /1 D by e uk Un ty r si ew South Asian poets have been the subject of a more robu and voluminous corpus of writing than Mirza Ghalib (1797–1869). Living

Journal

Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle EastDuke University Press

Published: Jan 1, 2006

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