Poems By Faiz: Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Poems By Faiz: Faiz Ahmed Faiz is a collection of poems by the respected Urdu poet, Faiz Ahmed Faiz. The book presents the poems in the Urdu script, with translations in English.
The Urdu script has been included in the book, thus providing readers with an authentic source of reference alongside the English translations. This has been done to let the readers appreciate the artistic beauty of the calligraphic script. Faiz’s poems have also been published in Hindi.
This collection is representative of the best poetic compositions in contemporary Urdu literature and has been published for the connoisseurs of Urdu poetry in both India and Pakistan. The revolutionary left-wing poet’s works still have universal appeal across borders.
The book is divided into five sections. These contain selections from four previous collections, as well as a section of uncollected poems. The collections included are Naqsh-e-Faryadi, Dast-e-Saba, Zindan-Nama and Dast-e-Tah-e-Sung.
Poems By Faiz: Faiz Ahmed Faiz was published by Oxford University Press in 2000 and is available in paperback format.
- This book is a revised version, with additions, of a work that was published originally in 1958.
- This book presents the poems in the Urdu script rather than in English or Hindi, in order to retain the artistic appeal of the script.