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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Colloquial Urdu provides a step-by-step course in Urdu as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Urdu in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.50
This new book integrates material drawn from a variety of sources - feminist theory, cultural and literary analysis, sociology and art history - in an original discussion of women's relationship to modern and post-modern culture. The essays in the book challenge the continuing separation of sociological from textual analysis in cultural (and feminist)... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
A reader-friendly guide to the structural patterns of modern standard Hindi, this book is ideal for both independent learners and classroom students alike, as it covers the essentials of Hindi Grammar in readable, jargon-free sections. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
This critical study of Anantadas 'biographies' of 15th and 16th century bhakti poets gives a broad spectrum of the linguistic and morphlogical variants and reveals the process of oral and scribal transmission which allowed sectarian interests to appropriate certain poets and change their 'biographies' accordingly. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 188.00
This book presents the structure of Hindi keeping in view the sociolinguistic context of language use. It includes descriptions of sounds, devices of word formation, rules of phrase and sentence construction and conventions of language use in spoken and written texts incorporating the insights gained by application of recent linguistic theories. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95
Indian classical music has long been fascinating to Western audiences, most prominently since the Beatles' sessions with Ravi Shankar in the 1960s. This fascination with the musical genre still prevails in the twenty-first century. Hindi Poetry in a Musical Genre examines Thumri Lyrics, a major genre of Hindustani music, from a primarily linguistic... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 70.00
I Too Have Some Dreams explores the work of N. M. Rashed, Urdu's renowned modernist poet, whose career spans the last years of British India and the early decades of postcolonial South Asia. A. Sean Pue argues that Rashed?s poetry carved out a distinct role for literature in the maintenance of doubt, providing a platform for challenging the certainty... more...
- CODESRIA 2011; US$ 22.95
In the atmosphere of suspicion and anger that characterizes our time, it is a joy to hear the voice of Iqbal, both passionate and serene. It is the voice of a soul that is deeply anchored in the Quranic Revelation, and precisely for that reason, open to all the other voices, seeking in them the path of his own fidelity. It is the voice of a man who... more...
- University of California Press 1991; US$ 73.95
The Life of a Text offers a vivid portrait of one community's interaction with its favorite text?the epic Ramcaritmanas ?and the way in which performances of the epic function as a flexible and evolving medium for cultural expression. Anthropologists, historians of religion, and readers interested in the culture of North India and the performance... more...