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Amir Khusraw

The Poet of Sultans and Sufis

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This book studies an important icon of medieval South Asian culture, Indian courtier, poet, musician and Sufi, Amir Khusraw (1253-1325), chiefly remembered for his poetry in Persian and Hindi, today an integral part of the performative qawwali tradition.

Sunil Sharma is Senior Lecturer in Persian at Boston University. Works include: Persian Poetry at the Indian Frontier. (Permanent Black, 2000).

  • Publisher: Oneworld Academic (December 1, 2012)
  • Length: 160 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781780741918

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