The Two-Sided Canvas Perspectives on Ahmed Ali
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- Format: Hardcover
- Copyright: 05/01/2013
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
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In this volume, Mehr Afshan Farooqi introduces us to Ali's world and brings together a judicious mix of biography, interviews, and critical essays by renowned contemporary scholars like Carlo Coppola, Ahmad Hal Rahim, and Shamsur Rehman Faruqi, which shed fascinating light on Ali's literary oeuvre as well as a tumultuous period of history that saw the demise of British colonial rule in India. With rare archival material and selections from Ali's work, including unpublished letters and essays, this comprehensive critical volume draws a well-rounded portrait of Ahmed Ali, the man and the genius, and gives new direction to the scholarly study of his work.