June 23, 2021
Mehr Afshan Farooqi

Mehr Afshan Farooqi

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    Farewell, Shahryar

    Shahryar’s passing is a monumental loss to modern Urdu poetry and to the world of Indian literature.

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    A Wilted Rose

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    Soon after Ashutosh Gowarikar's film, came Salman Rushdie's "short fiction" in the New Yorker, also...

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    Yes, 'Urdu' means 'military camp' in Turkish, but by the eighteenth century, it merely meant 'the city of...

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