Author:Karen Chase; Introduction By Milo Beach


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Jamali-Kamali: A Tale of Passion in Mughal India

By: Karen Chase; Introduction By Milo Beach

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, MapinLit: An Imprint of Mapin Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036576

ISBN: 818999512X

Condition: New

Just off busy Mehrauli-Gurgaon Road in Delhi, the 16th century Sufi court poet Jamali is buried in a tomb next to Kamali, of whom the printed matter says "identity unknown", but who helpful guides, say was the poet's lover. Little about them is known. According to Delhi's oral tradition, Jamali and Kamali were homosexual lovers. Others believe Kamali was Jamali's wife and some others that "Kamali" was Jamali's nom de plume. Over the reigns of Sikandar Lodi, Babur and Humayun, Jamali's travels take him to distant lands like Syria, Iran, Ceylon, Mecca and Spain separating the l... View more info