Shamsur Rahman Faruqi
New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2001
|With the author's full
I am making this important work available here.
The calligraphic design above says "bab-e avval," or "First Part." It was most generously created by Adil Mansuri of New Jersey as one of *a set of chapter dividers for the book*.
This book is more or
version of the author's earlier Urdu work, Urdu ka
adabi tahzib o tarikh ke pahlu (Karachi: Aj Ki
Kitaben, 1999). The
two are not identical, however. The author was able to
add some new
at various points in the English version. Original
texts appear in the
Urdu version, of which only translations appear in the
Here is *Chapter One in
the Urdu version*;
also Chapters *Two*, *Three*, *Four*,
Because of this book's
popularity, it was also brought out in a Hindi
edition: Urdu ka
arambhik yug (New Delhi:
Rajkamal Prakashan, 2007). Here is *Chapter
in the Hindi version*.
OUP is about to bring
out a new edition of this book (2012). Here is *the author's correction sheet*
of changes to be made in the new edition.
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