The Heartbeat of Poetry: Meter

Saturday April 8, 2017, 10:30-3:30
Columbia University, Knox Hall, room 208

The 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:


Workshop schedule:
10:00-10:30 coffee
10:30-12:30: Hindi and Urdu metrical forms -- an overview

12:30-1:30: lunch
1:30-3:30: Hindi and Urdu metrical forms -- more examples, illustrations, discussion

  NOTE: To the extent possible, materials in the workshop packet will be available in both scripts, and/or in transliteration.



Ghalib: G{111}
Mir: M{07}

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)


== "Part II: Prosody," from
*The Hindi Classical Tradition: a Braj Bhasa Reader*, by Rupert Snell (1991), pp. 19-28

== *"Supplement on Prosody"*, from A Grammar of the Hindi Language, by Rev. S. H. Kellogg (1876)

== *A Practical Handbook of Urdu Meter*, by F. W. Pritchett and Kh. A. Khalique (1987)

== *Urdu Prosody and Rhetoric*, by Capt. G. D. Pybus (1924)

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