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Firaq Gorakhpuri: The Poet of Pain and Ecstasy

By: Ajai Mansingh (Author) & Gopi Chand Narang (Frwd)

Price: $7.45

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lotus/Roli Books:

Seller ID: 108527

ISBN: 8174369228

Condition: New


One of contemporary India’s most prolific Urdu poets, Firaq Gorakhpuri was well known for his ghazals, nazms, rubaais and qat’aa. His magnum opus, Gul-e-Naghma, won him the Jnanpith Award (1969), India’s first highest literary honour for literature. The other awards bestowed upon him include the Sahitya Akademi Award (1960), and the Ghalib Academy Award (1981). In this personalized biography, Firaq’s nephew, Ajai Mansingh, tells the compelling tale of the poet's ... View more info