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The lightning should have fallen on Ghalib: selected poems of Ghalib
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Hopewell, NJ : Ecco Press, 1999.
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66 pages ; 22 cm.
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"Ghalib is an astonishing poet from India, perhaps the most important poet since Kabir. In The Lightning Should Have Fallen on Ghalib: Selected Poems of Ghalib, poet Robert Bly and Urdu scholar Sunil Dutta collaborate to bring the delicacy and intensity of Ghalib's poetry to readers of English. This collection of thirty ghazals by Ghalib also serves as an introduction to the ghazal, the elegant and amazing poetic form revered for centuries in the Muslim world."--BOOK JACKET.

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"Ghalib is an astonishing poet from India, perhaps the most important poet since Kabir. In The Lightning Should Have Fallen on Ghalib: Selected Poems of Ghalib, poet Robert Bly and Urdu scholar Sunil Dutta collaborate to bring the delicacy and intensity of Ghalib's poetry to readers of English. This collection of thirty ghazals by Ghalib also serves as an introduction to the ghazal, the elegant and amazing poetic form revered for centuries in the Muslim world."--BOOK JACKET.
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Ghalib, M. A. K., Bly, R., & Dutta, S. (1999). The lightning should have fallen on Ghalib: selected poems of Ghalib. Hopewell, NJ: Ecco Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ghalib, Mirza Asadullah Khan, 1797-1869, Robert. Bly and Sunil. Dutta. 1999. The Lightning Should Have Fallen On Ghalib: Selected Poems of Ghalib. Hopewell, NJ: Ecco Press.

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Ghalib, Mirza Asadullah Khan, 1797-1869, Robert. Bly and Sunil. Dutta, The Lightning Should Have Fallen On Ghalib: Selected Poems of Ghalib. Hopewell, NJ: Ecco Press, 1999.

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Ghalib, Mirza Asadullah Khan, Robert Bly, and Sunil Dutta. The Lightning Should Have Fallen On Ghalib: Selected Poems of Ghalib. Hopewell, NJ: Ecco Press, 1999. Print.

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