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Aslam Mahmud,Shamsur Rahman Faruqi's Awadh Symphony: Notes on a Cultural Interlude PDF

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By Aslam Mahmud,Shamsur Rahman Faruqi

Lucknow, the cultural capital of erstwhile Awadh area, has charmed generations into writing in regards to the urban. yet there is not any publication that captures the entire features of Awadhi tradition, background and traditions of the region.

Awadh Symphony: Notes on a Cultural Interlude is an greatly certain quantity which takes you on a trip to a bygone period and offers a glimpse of way of life during this North Indian state. Revisiting Awadh, it bargains just about all elements of human activity—from tradition, food, craft and spiritual ritual to video games, festivals and bazaars; from lifetime of usual Muslim ladies to courtesans, who have been part of the well-known Sham-i-Awadh; from the culture of dastangoi to the recitation of marsiya; and masses more.

A staunch bibliophile and an ardent admirer of Lucknow, writer Aslam Mahmud had accrued each attainable publication on Awadh all through his existence, consulting each one of those to pen the paintings of a lifetime—a compendium on Lucknow with infrequent info and a very good advisor to the lifestyles and instances of Awadh.

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