KASHMIR.pdf - KASHMIR Friday 10:44 AM KASHMIR SOME TALKING POINTS Physical Geographical beauty Confluence of three principal religions of south Asia

KASHMIR.pdf - KASHMIR Friday 10:44 AM KASHMIR SOME TALKING...

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KASHMIR - SOME TALKING POINTS Physical/ Geographical beauty Confluence of three principal religions of south Asia Succession of ruler (Buddhist - Muslim - Sikh - Hindu) British India Kashmir ~ the site of the "Princely State" Post-independence South Asia Kashmir ~ the site of conflict Pakistan and India -Relations with Kashmir Promises of Kashmiri self-determination - still unfulfilled… AGHA SHAHID ALI B.1949 - D.2001 New Delhi (birth) ~ Kashmir ~ New Delhi ~ USA (death) Poet and translator A Cosmopolitan Figure ~a "magpie method"(Daniel Hall) enables him to draw on multiple sou own creative work. Kashmir-Focused Poetry Collection: The Country Without a Post Office [1997] Note: "shahid" = "beloved" [Persian] + "witness" [Arabic] ~what does his poetry "witness"? W love does it draw out from the readers? ALI'S KASHMIR POEMS "in his text, the writer sets up house… for a man who no longer has a homeland, writing bec place to live" Theodor Adorno CONC "[A]ll main Cont --- " Sub rathe [thin KASHMIR: Friday, January 31, 2020 10:44 AM
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