Baagh o bahar by Mir Amman. Identifier BaghOBaharPdfUnicode. Identifier-ark ark://t7wm6dv4c. Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Read Bagh-O Bahar (Urdu Edition) book reviews & author details and more at Mir Amman () was an employee of Fort William College at Calcutta. Kissa char darvesh(bagh-o-bahar) written by Mir Aman book was prepared as a standard textbook of Urdu with the inspiration of the Fort William.

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Showing urvu 1 reviews. Please also fill in missing details; put categories, headings and sub-headings; and bqhar this with other articles on exactly the same subject. In addition, Mir Amman is wrong about the history of the Bagh-o-bahar itself: Mir Amman concludes with the following prayer: Forbes’s careful diacritics have been lost to the exigencies of online display, but since I’m providing jpg images of a large chunk of uurdu Urdu text, and since the whole Urdu text is widely available, this shouldn’t inconvenience anyone unduly.

This is a collection of articles archived for the excellence of their content. In the end, the story has a bavh ending. Those whose image of Urdu literature is built on filmi songs and gajals as against ghazals will do well to turn to this slim volume, ably edited and translated by Mohammed Zakir of the Jamia Millia Islamia, to get a feel of the development of Urdu prose.

This might also be said to constitute a vicious or virtuous? But then, Bagh-o-Bahar is not a historian’s account or a chronicle of contemporary events.

I’ve compared Smith’s original notes with Forbes’s later versions Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Eventually, though not at once, it became known as a strong influence on the development of Urdu prose. In the three successive introductions Smith’s; Forbes’s as editor of Smith’s; and Forbes’s in his own rightwe see two kinds of progression: Views Read View source View history.


I haven’t censored their views in any way. Another aspect that lends Bagh-o-Bahar credibility among the literary and academic circles is its ability to capture the phenomenon known as Indo-Muslim culture. One change that I did make, however, was to eliminate his frequent use of italicization, typical of his time, for proper names. Write a product review. Mir Amman is also held responsible for spreading the erroneous belief that some consider being true even today: Even after the lapse of years, his garden has not withered.

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This latter process isn’t really anything underhanded, since Forbes acknowledges quite explicitly especially in the edition what he’s doing; but it’s certainly a kind of radical assimilation or even consumption like a cobra steadily digesting a rabbit that’s close to the limit, it seems to me, of how scholars may ethically treat each other’s work.

Mir Amman changed it into a vivid and colloquial language. Bagh-o-bahar is also part of the great international folktale and fairy-tale and romance ocean that includes on the high end the Arabian Nightsthe Kathasaritsagarathe Decameronand countless other such texts, and on the low end the ever-spreading and intermingling waves of oral storytelling and folk narrative that provide them with raw material.

The First Darvesh’s story is the longest and most detailed of the four; if you’re an Urdu student looking to sample the language and style of the text, you might want to read this much, and then move on to other material. The script is attractive and clear, very suited to reading practice. There is no misunderstanding of each other’s position. It is a fine specimen of early Urdu prose, rich in texture, brilliant in conception and realistic in portraying human emotions.


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Bagh-o-bahar was the single most popular Urdu publication of Fort William College. It narrates courts, banquets, receptions, royal processions, means of travel, decorative pieces, hobbies, beliefs, prayers, weather and even the names given to the servants. Audible Download Audio Books.

Second, they amnan the attitudes and values of their British colonial time and place, sometimes enjoyably and sometimes quite unpleasantly. Consider the following facts.

I had planned to go on to discuss Tahsin’s Nau tarz-e murassa’ early ‘sand Mir Amman’s huge and flagrantly unacknowledged debt to it, and the connection of both these qissahs to the Persian story tradition. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Amir Khusrau is a magnet for such claims: Patience and forbearance has its rewards. The structure of the tales, as indeed the narrative, is woven around themes of humanity, tolerance, kindness, benevolence and charity. Share your thoughts with other customers. Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 10 days.

Duncan Forbes was a scholar of remarkable versatility and range– and astonishingly prolific as well. Mir Amman also inaccurately implies that he himself worked directly from this Persian text. It’s an account that’s very convenient to Mir Amman’s British colonial sponsors, and one that is unfortunately still all too bahaf. His translation is considered classic literature itself for its use of contemporary Urdu, and was performed on the request of Mr.

It describes the norms, etiquettes, rites, rituals, attires, foods, utensils and jewellery.