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Faces Hidden in the Dust

Selected Ghazals of Ghalib

Tony Barnstone (Translator), Bilal Shaw (Translator), Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib


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Mirza Asadullah Beg Khan (1797-1869), known by his pen names Asad ("lion") and Ghalib ("superior"), is the famous romantic and mystical poet of the Mughal Empire (1526-1858) in India. He is the most-beloved and most widely read poet of the Urdu language, the dominant language of northern India and Pakistan that emerged through the blending of Hindustani with Arabic and Persian.

White Pine Press (NY), 9781945680502, 180pp.

Publication Date: November 2, 2021