Poems from Iqbal: Renderings in English Verse with Comparative Urdu Text
Author: Muhammad Iqbal
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: February 24, 2005
Allama Muhammad Iqbal was acknowledged during his lifetime as the most important poet of Muslim India in the twentieth century, both for the quality of his verse and for the influence exercised by his ideas. Since his death in 1938, his fame has continued to grow and has reached the West through a number of English studies and translations. Most of the latter have been his philosophical poetry in Persian. This volume contains a rendering in English of over a hundred poems chosen from the four collections of Iqbal's poetry written in Urdu, which include religious, lyrical, satirical and other themes. the English versions are accompained by the original text.