Amir Khusrau - Memorial Volume

Amir Khusrau - Memorial Volume

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Author: S B P Nigam
Several Contributors/
Contributor(s)/Artis: M Rehman/Shujat Ali Danilvi/Shahab Sarmadee et al
Publisher: Publications Division
Year: 2006
Language: English
Pages: 216
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123013981

Description

Amir Khusrau was a prolific classical poet associated with the royal courts of more than seven rulers of the Delhi Sultanate. He was a multifaceted personality - a poet of good taste and sweet diction, a mystic, a scholar, a reporter and a musician.

Besides these attributes he was also a household name, particularly in North India, through hundreds of playful riddles, songs and legends attributed to him this book unfolds various aspects of this personality who represents one of the first recorded Indian personages with a true pluralistic identity.

Contents

Foreword to the
First Edition


Importance of Amir Khusrau

Amir Khusrau and India

A harbinger of Hindu-Muslim Culture

A Great Indian Patriot

Musical Genius of Amir Khusrau

A Persian Poet Par Excellence

Persian Love Poetry of Amir Khusrau

Amir Khusrau’s Hindi Poetry

An Accomplished Critic

Affectionate Response to the Indian Environment

Khusrau’s Works As Sources of social History

The Historian in Khusrau

Khusrau - From Iranian Angle