Baagh o bahar by Mir Amman. Identifier BaghOBaharPdfUnicode. Identifier-ark ark://t7wm6dv4c. Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Read Bagh-O Bahar (Urdu Edition) book reviews & author details and more at Mir Amman () was an employee of Fort William College at Calcutta. Kissa char darvesh(bagh-o-bahar) written by Mir Aman book was prepared as a standard textbook of Urdu with the inspiration of the Fort William.

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There is no misunderstanding of each other’s position. Westview Press,p. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I am bringing on, with a great flourish, a fascinating pair of joined-at-the-hip translator-annotators who will act as guest editors for this extremely important text. And third, they aim to help the learner acquire a good understanding of Urdu: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. And that too in a language that is almost entirely comprehensible even today.

This Bagh-o-bahar project is turning out to be aamman more complex, and more multivalently useful, than I expected it to be.

Bagh-o-bahar is also part of the great international folktale and fairy-tale and romance ocean that includes on the high end the Arabian Nightsthe Kathasaritsagarathe Decameronand countless other such texts, and on the low end the ever-spreading and intermingling waves of oral storytelling and folk narrative that provide them with raw material.

You can help by converting these articles into an encyclopaedia-style entry, deleting portions of the kind normally not used in encyclopaedia entries. In the translation that we study here, many parts of the bzgh, and many of the notes, are originally Smith’s, yet now they all appear smoothly assimilated into Forbes’s own work, with for the most part only Forbes’s name on them.

There is no bitterness or rancour. The merchant, the army chief and the four dervishes are beneficiaries of the king’s patronage. Fort William College in Calcutta, established in as a language training bbagh for British colonial administrators, is often taken to mark the beginning of modern Urdu and Hindi prose abhar this view can be disputed on various grounds, depending mostly on what is meant by “beginning” and “modern”.


Amir Khusrau is a magnet for such claims: I urfu to have that same Forbes edition in my own collection; and when I started tracking down more information about Forbes and his work, his debts to Smith began to emerge very clearly, and I realized that this project could and should have a number of layers: No one dare nir or wrong another; the tiger and the goat drink at the same fountain.

It is a fine specimen of early Urdu prose, rich in texture, brilliant in conception and realistic in portraying human emotions. Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 10 days. Their appeal is truly universal. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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Patience and forbearance has its rewards. The script is attractive and clear, very suited to reading practice. Read the Bagh-o-Bahar and you will know.

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Listen to what the prince of Neemroz had to say: Their customs, ceremonies, festivals, manners and eating habits are Indian. I’ve compared Smith’s original notes with Forbes’s later versions Not only is he a thoroughly capable bbahar, but he’s also a landmark in his own right: Anybody who’s interested can easily track the process in full detail by comparing the relevant texts.

For further discussion see Chapter One, pp. Because the text was considered such a classic, and had in fact originally been composed for Urdu language learners, it also remained high on the list of required texts on the syllabus for British colonial administrators who were seeking first to acquire proficiency in Urdu, and then to demonstrate it through examinations.

Since in the edition Forbes omits some of Smith’s notes, reworks others, and adds many new ones, it’s reasonable to conclude that all the notes in the edition are endorsed or sponsored by Forbes, so I’ve taken them broadly as his.

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Urdu represents, though so few in our country are prepared to concede it, the values and traditions of a truly composite and syncretic culture. In the end, the story has a happy ending. See all customer images. Eventually, though not at once, it became known as a strong influence on the development of Urdu prose.

The Last Phase of an Oriental Culturetrans. There aren’t too many of these, for in fact Forbes uses almost all Smith’s notes, though often in substantially reworked forms. The main topics I want to mention are: See all free Kindle reading apps.

Dozens of other such echoes are apparent to the knowledgeable reader; many of the stories told by the four Darwesh and Azad Bakht as a fifth narrator are of well-known types that are found all over the world. Like so many other things about Bagh-o-baharit has proved to be lastingly influential. The difference of decades, and of Smith’s cheerful amateur baar versus Forbes’s ostentatious and sometimes irritable professionalism, would have made it fun to be able to separate their notes like layers in an archaeological dig, but many individual notes in Forbes are hybrids, so it would bahae been unfeasibly complicated to label them all.

Cashback within 3 days from shipment. Traces of this process can be seen in the three introductions reproduced on this site. Mir Amman also inaccurately implies that he himself worked directly from this Persian text. We can so easily relate, admire and dialogue with them. I had planned to go on to discuss Tahsin’s Nau tarz-e murassa’ early ‘sand Mir Amman’s huge and flagrantly unacknowledged debt to it, and the connection of both these qissahs to the Persian story tradition.

It describes the norms, etiquettes, rites, rituals, attires, foods, utensils and jewellery. It’s an account that’s very convenient to Mir Amman’s British colonial sponsors, and one that is unfortunately still all too current.