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A History of Panjabi Literature - Volume TWO

by Sant Singh Sekhon

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Language

English

Publisher

Punjabi University

ISBN

8173802637 - Year: 1996 - Pages: 289

Binding

Hardcover

Sant Singh Sekhon
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Author: Sant Singh Sekhon
Publisher: Punjabi University
Year: 1996
Language: English
Pages: 289
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8173802637

Description

A History of Panjabi Literature, Volume-II, By Principal Sant Singh Sekhon, Professor of eminence, Punjabi University, Patiala Focuses on the Sufi and the Kissa Poetry. The Sufi Poetry forms a significant enclave within the Punjabi Poetry of the middle period. The Kissa Poetry also makes a major portion of the Punjabi Poetry of the Period under reference.

Professor Sant Singh Sekhon has enviable command over the English language. It is accompanied by his deep understanding of the literary processes and feeling for the Punjabi language and literature. Professor Sekhon offers a profound commentary on the poetry of the Sufi Fakirs, the romances of Hir-Ranjha and Mirza-Sahiban, Hindu-Sikh didactic literature, Mythical Wars, Lays of battle and the literature of early and later British period.

Contents

FOREWORD

Poetry of the Sufi Fakirs
Spread of the Sufi Order
Sufism in India
Shah Husain
Bulleh shah
Ali Haider (1690-1785 A D)
Imagery of Sufi Poetry
Muslim Religious Poetry
Kissas and Romances
The Romance of Hir and Ranjha
The Romance of Mirza and Sahiban
Hafiz Barkhurdar (Yusaf and Zuleikha)
Hafiz Barkhurdar (Mirza-Sahiban)
The romance of Hir and Ranjha-other writers
Waris Shah: Hir & Ranjha
Muslim Religious Lore
Hindu-Sikh Didactic Literature
Mythical Vars
Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s Period
Ahmad Yar and Others (1768-1838 A D)
Wars or Lays of Battle
More lays of Battle
Shah Mohammad: Ango-Sikh War
(Jangnama-Singhan Te Firangian)
Early British Period-I
Early British Period-II
Early British Period-III
Later British Period

APPENDICES (Translations)

APPENDIX I
Shah Husain (Kafian)

APPENDIX II
Hafiz Barkhurdar

APPENDIX III
Ali Haidar

APPENDIX IV
The Lay of Nadir Shah

APPENDIX V
Bulleh Shah: Kafian
Vajid: Slokas

APPENDIX VI
Hir Waris Shah

APPENDIX VII
Hashim

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