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Passwords: Agha Shahid Ali on Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Date and Time: 
November 19, 1998 - 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Event Location: 
Poets House, Spring Street

Faiz Ahmed Faiz (1911-1984) is considered the greatest Urdu poet of the second half of this century. A two-time Nobel nominee, he was an outspoken public figure whose readings drew thousands of listeners. Agha Shahid Ali will read Faiz’s poems, examine his use of classical forms such as the ghazal, and discuss the difficulties of translation.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations