The Heartbeat of Poetry:
Saturday April 8,
University, Knox Hall, room 208
workshop is sponsored by the South Asia Institute and
the Department of Middle Eastern,
South Asian, and African Studies, Columbia
University. It is free and open to the public,
but advance registration is required.
Registration will be possible starting one month
before the workshop:
10:30-12:30: Hindi and Urdu metrical
forms -- an overview
1:30-3:30: Hindi and Urdu metrical
forms -- more examples, illustrations,
NOTE: To the extent possible, materials
in the workshop packet will be available in both
scripts, and/or in transliteration.
SELECTED MATERIALS FOR THE WORKSHOP
Packets will be available in hard-copy form at
the workshop itself, and in pdf form, a week
before the workshop, right here:
(Our packets will be
double-sided; if you prefer single-sided, you
might want to print one out for yourself)
GENERAL STUDY MATERIALS
== "Part II: Prosody," from
*The Hindi Classical
Tradition: a Braj Bhasa Reader*, by Rupert Snell
(1991), pp. 19-28
on Prosody"*, from A Grammar of
the Hindi Language, by Rev. S. H.
== *A Practical Handbook of Urdu
Meter*, by F. W. Pritchett and Kh. A.
Prosody and Rhetoric*, by Capt. G. D.
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