The Heartbeat of Poetry: Meter
Saturday April 8th, 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

Where would we be without poetry? And where would poetry be without meter?


Packets will be available in hard-copy form at the workshop itself, and in pdf form right here:
(NOTE: our packets will be double-sided; if you prefer single-sided, you might want to print one out for yourself)


==*A Textbook of Urdu Prosody and Rhetoric*, by G. D. Pybus (1924)

=="Chapter XIII: Prosody" from *A Grammar of the Hindi Language*, by S. H. Kellogg (1938)

*A Practical Handbook of Urdu Meter*, by F. W. Pritchett and Khaliq Ahmad Khaliq (1987)

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

==*Metrics Workshop Handout*, by Dalpat Rajpurohit and Allison Busch (2017)

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