Download When Sun Meets Moon: Gender, Eros, and Ecstasy in Urdu by Scott A. Kugle PDF

By Scott A. Kugle

the 2 Muslim poets featured in Scott Kugle's comparative examine lived separate lives throughout the eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries within the Deccan area of southern India. the following, they meet within the realm of literary mind's eye, illuminating the complexity of gender, sexuality, and non secular perform in South Asian Islamic tradition. Shah Siraj Awrangabadi (1715-1763), often called "Sun," used to be a Sunni who, after a younger gay love affair, gave up sexual relationships to stick to a direction of private holiness. Mah Laqa Bai Chanda (1768-1820), often called "Moon," used to be a Shi'i and courtesan dancer who transferred her seduction of guys to the pursuit of mystical love. either have been poets within the Urdu language of the ghazal, or love lyric, usually fusing a non secular quest with erotic imagery.

Kugle argues that sunlight and Moon expressed via their poetry exceptions to the final ideas of heteronormativity and gender inequality universal of their patriarchal societies. Their artwork offers a lens for a extra sophisticated knowing of either the succeed in and the restrictions of gender roles in Islamic and South Asian tradition and underscores how the humanities of poetry, tune, and dance are vital to Islamic spiritual lifestyles. built-in all through are Kugle's translations of Urdu and Persian poetry formerly unavailable in English.

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Download Stances du Kebar (Corps) (French Edition) by Emmanuel Tugny,Jean-Luc Verna,Anna Katharina PDF

By Emmanuel Tugny,Jean-Luc Verna,Anna Katharina Scheidegger,Henri-Pierre Jeudy

512 poèmes, 512 graphics.

Une somme, un état civil.

Un monde où aller librement.

Un grand livre de l'étrange Tugny.

« Stances du Kebar esquisse une imposante galerie de pictures ou de caractères dont l'existence est à los angeles fois circonscrite et portée au jour par une métrique rigoureuse. Le livre, que l'on peut lire d'un bout à l'autre ou ouvrir où l'on veut pour rencontrer une voix, une opinion, une perspective, un visage, constitue une sorte d'état civil rimé, entre épigramme vintage, esthétique galante du XVIIème, maximes morales. Il met aux prises, au revenue d'une puissante et sinueuse incarnation, los angeles plasticité du vivant et l. a. rationalité prosodique. »

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Download Lyrical Love Lines of Yours and Mine by Roger Smith PDF

By Roger Smith

"Lyrical Love Lines..." is a ebook of affection poetry written from a complete diverse potential and masses greater sort than the common "Roses are purple, violets are blue" style poems that perhaps you have heard and browse. it truly is chapters are categorised into 3 points: Love, difficulties and keenness to both aid encourage fitter relationships, aide in lowering dismay or animosity if issues get it wrong within the dating or maybe elevate the will and intimate feelings to your specific companion. each reader is probably not in a position to relate to each unmarried poem within the ebook yet might be capable of finding a few poems that matches their courting, respectively. additionally, on the grounds that everyone's feelings is probably not as powerful for his or her associate as the various poems displayed within the books writings or they won't be capable to relate to the complete poem, readers are inspired to be inventive and advert lib elements of the poems to their liking, so long as it isn't performed to be able to plagiarize or have self-claim. for example, because the writer of the poetry is of the male gender, the poems used to be written from a male-to-female potential yet adult females are unfastened to advert lib and alter components of the poetry to slot their gender. hence, explains the latter a part of the identify "...Of Yours And Mine" as the writer hopes that this booklet will profit the readers up to it has benefited him in issues of a few of his relationships. even if this publication may make an outstanding Valentine's Day present, however, it's a ebook that may be loved all yr long.

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Download And You Call This Love by the Way of Poems by Barbara Ash PDF

By Barbara Ash

I’m describing the contents of this booklet to be uplifting with priceless phrases of optimistic pondering. Messages of vanity, and strength of will whereas turning into one’s personal individual, and working with self-awareness in terms of the concerns of the center, in addition to in lifestyles. It feels strong to be enjoyed and liked, no longer burdened or managed. allow nobody swap his or her personality. carry directly to God’s advantages. One during which he provides us the facility to imagine, to regard others as we'd like them to regard us. I rigidity to place our Father first in all that we do, in love, honor and our personal happiness. Having peace of brain and giving nobody the authority to remove our freedom. To being chuffed, to feeling enjoyed, and not to being prone to the unjust nature of a very good pretender. realize the truth that all men and women alike wish an analogous issues in lifestyles, and an analogous love, honor and appreciate. Have the total 9 yards, not anything under the simplest. I’m hoping to arrive the hearts of these who freely provides theirs and but basically to obtain too little or too under not anything in go back. realize the diversities sooner than being damage by means of love, considering of a pretense courting. This booklet is to assist others to imagine heavily whilst one’s middle takes shelter in love, basically to finish up overwhelmed down by means of phrases of premeditated perpetration. those are phrases coming from my center to yours, imagine prior to You name This Love.

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Download Simple Thoughts by Russ Pergram PDF

By Russ Pergram

those poems are the straightforward musings of my center. it is a compilation taken from all my poetry initially written as whatever to depart at the back of for friends and family. Having been inspired to percentage them I prepare this e-book. it is a basic publication of poetry, via layout. My center is a straightforward middle that expressess simply what it feels. i'm hoping you love it...Russ

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Download The Folding Star: and Other Poems (Lannan Translations by Jacek Gutorow,Piotr Florczyk PDF

By Jacek Gutorow,Piotr Florczyk

"We are lucky to now have them in English in order that we who do not learn Polish can now learn those, and revel in their perception and wry wit."––Mary Jo Bang

In his successful assortment The Folding megastar and different Poems, poet of the mind's eye Jacek Gutorow bargains thirty-one gemstones that that may support switch our figuring out of Polish poetry.

Jacek Gutorow has been nominated for the Nike Award, the Cogito Award, and the Gdynia Award. He teaches on the college of Opole.

Piotr Florczyk has taught on the collage of Delaware, Antioch collage l. a., and college of California-Riverside. He lives in l. a., California.

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Download Boomerang Thighs by Valerie Guardiola PDF

By Valerie Guardiola

Boomerang Thighs examines domestic as portal to humanity and the opposite as a kind people. This choice of poems reaches to discover loss, uncertainty, construction, development and, might be most significantly, love – as a way of perseverance, transferring, nesting and surviving.

Valerie Guardiola works to demonstrate the method of self-identity via heroes and residential, cultivating a story of affection, loss, heat, and discovery alongside the way.

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Download The Analogy of Love by Rashidah Willis PDF

By Rashidah Willis

have you ever had an opinion of affection yet have been careworn of the way you felt approximately it inside of? Or was once your dream of affection shattered in a manner you wouldn’t are looking to love back?

Your feelings might be channeled when you luster within the pages of what love is, and what it may be. it might probably simply swap your brain. you could suppose the place you spot your self in each one line. you are going to flavor bliss with a twist, a starting that’s too strong to finish, an opportunity that was once given and brought without any consideration.

Do you dare to offer love a test? Face the analogy of affection within the eye.

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