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The half-inch Himalayas

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Published by Wesleyan University Press, Distributed by Harper & Row in Middletown, Conn, Scranton, Pa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAgha Shahid Ali.
SeriesWesleyan new poets
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.A39 H3 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination57 p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2716097M
ISBN 100819521310, 0819511323
LC Control Number86009183

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Free shipping for many products. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 57 pages ; 22 cm. Contents: Postcard from Kashmir --A lost memory of Delhi --A dream of glass bangles --Snowmen --Cracked portraits --Story of a silence --Prayer rug --The Dacca gauzes --The season of the plains --A monsoon note on old age --A butcher --The fate of the astrologer sitting on the.

I had waited all summer in for the clashes between the security forces and the people to end so I could go to Kashmir for a little while, but. the half-inch Himalayas in my hand. This is home.

And this the closest I'll ever be to home. When I return, the colors won't be so brilliant, the Jhelum's waters so clean, so ultramarine.

My love so overexposed. And my memory will be a little out of focus, in it. The Half-Inch Himalayas is a stellar collection of early work by the poet Agha Shahid Ali (). His most recent volumes of poetry are Rooms Are Never Finished and. The Half-Inch Himalayas is a stellar collection of early work by the poet Agha Shahid Ali ().

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The Half-Inch Himalayas is a stellar collection of early work by the poet Agha Shahid Ali (). His most recent volumes of poetry are Rooms Are Never Finished and The Country Without a Post Office.

He is also the editor of Ravishing Disunities: Real Ghazals in English.5/5. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Agha, Shahid Ali, Half-inch Himalayas.

Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press. Ali’s first book,The Half-Inch Himalayas, appeared in the same year that the two met. The collection is marked by free verse and a light touch. The book’s epigraph is from Virginia Woolf: “ for wherever I seat / myself, I die in exile.” Ali opened his literary career with.

His books include A Nostalgist's Map of America and The Half-Inch Himalayas. His poem on the "Dacca Gauzes" exemplifies Shahid's nostalgia. THE HALF-INCH HIMALAYAS (, Wesleyan University Press) Because of his status in American poetry as the prophet of the ghazal, it is especially interesting to look at Agha Shahid Ali’s earlier work.

Agha Shahid Ali (4 February – 8 December ) was a Kashmiri-American poet. His collections include A Walk Through the Yellow Pages, The Half-Inch Himalayas, A Nostalgist's Map of America, The Country Without a Post Office, Rooms Are Never Finished, the latter a finalist for the National Book Award in The University of Utah Press awards the Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize annually.

The Half-Inch Himalayas is a carefully composed book that, in structure, follows his changes of home from Kashmir to Delhi to the United States. It consists of a prologue and four sections, the first three with eight poems each. His poetry collections include A Walk Through the Yellow Pages, The Half-Inch Himalayas, A Nostalgist's Map of America, The Country Without a Post Office, Rooms Are Never Finished (finalist for the National Book Award, ).

His last book was Call Me Ishmael Tonight, a /5(28). Looking for books by Agha Shahid Ali. See all books authored by Agha Shahid Ali, including The Country Without a Post Office: Poems (Agha Shahid Ali), and A Nostalgist's Map of America: Poems, and more on of Himalayan snow, came to Kashmir from Samarkand, carrying a bag.

of whale bones: The Half-Inch Himalayas (Wesleyan University Press, ) Ali wrote nine poetry collections and a book of literary criticism (T.S. Eliot as Editor, ), as well Read Full Biography. The Half-Inch Himalayas, Wesleyan University Press (Middletown, CT), A Walk Through the Yellow Pages, Sun/Gemini Press (Tucson, AZ), A Nostalgist’s Map of America, Norton (New York, NY), The Beloved Witness: Selected Poems, Viking Penguin (New Delhi, India), The Country Without a Post Office, Norton (New York, NY), Ali's other books include "The Half-Inch Himalayas" and "A Nostalgist's Map of America." He directs the MFA creative writing program at the Univeristy of Massachusetts, Amherst.

For information on the series call Campus Perimeter Shuttle Has New Route. Print On Demand (POD) titles: are those which have been especially printed by the Publisher / Vendor partner only after an order for them has been received. They are also classified as Non-Returnable.

Non-Returnable titles: are those which have been classified as Non-Returnable under any circumstance by International Publishers / Vendor partners. The Half-Inch Himalayas agha shahid ali Originally published in the Wesleyan New Poets series inThe Half-Inch Himalayas is a stellar collection of early work by a poet known particularly for his dexterous allusions to European, Urdu, Arabic, and Persian literary traditions.

Agha. About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, Paperback. Condition: New.

Language: English. Brand new Book. Consisting primarily of expanded or revised versions, 'vault' material and "stray bastards", the 'posthumous' Contemporary Ghazals No.

7 (in the words of magazine founder and original editor R. Watkins) "represents the furthest one can take. Publishing in its current form sinceWesleyan University Press has lived through many transitions while continuing to thrive. It has published an internationally renowned poetry series since its inception, releasing more than titles and collecting four Pulitzer Prizes, a Bollingen, and two National Book Awards in that one series alone.

Ali is the author of five collections of poems: "The Half-Inch Himalayas," "Bone-Scupture," "In Memory of Begum Akhtar & Other Poems," "A Walk Through The Yellow Pages," and.

The Half-Inch Himalayas, Wesleyan University Press (Middletown, CT), A Walk Through the Yellow Pages, Sun/Gemini Press (Tucson, AZ), A Nostalgist’s Map of America, Norton (New York, NY), The Beloved Witness: Selected Poems, Viking Penguin (New Delhi, India), The Country Without a Post Office, Norton (New York, NY), Ali wrote nine poetry collections and a book of literary criticism (T.S.

In many poems in The Half-Inch Himalayas, Agha Shahid Ali depicts his ancestors and ancestral objects, such as bangles, Dacca gauzes, and his parents' old home, as decaying or in the process of being destroyed.

Genre. Once students have identified the ways a poem works. Unless otherwise attributed, all citations to Ali’s verse refer to the The Veiled Suite: The Collected Poems (New York: W.

Norton & Company, Inc., ), which includes his published poetry from The Half-Inch Himalayas through his final volume, Rooms are Never Finished, also including his book of ghazals, Call Me Ishmael Tonight.

Agha Shahid Ali (4 February – 8 December ) was a Kashmiri poet. His collections include A Walk Through the Yellow Pages, The Half-Inch Himalayas, A Nostalgist's Map of America, The Country Without a Post Office, Rooms Are Never Finished, the latter a finalist for the National Book.

Shailen Mishra, Blog Editor & Series Contributor. Shailen’s series “Space in Culture” explores the motif of space in the works of Indian poets and poetry. The late Indian (or Indian-American) poet Agha Shahid Ali’s poetry collection The Half-inch Himalayas is divided into four sections.

Each section roughly corresponds to a particular aspect of the poet’s life, which in turn maps to. Agha Shahid Ali (Kashmiri: आग़ा शाहिद अली, Nastaliq, آغا شاہِد علی) (February 4, - 8 December ) was a Kashmiri-American poet.

Ali was born in New Delhi, and educated at the University of Kashmir and the University of Delhi. In the United States, he earned a Ph.D. in English from Pennsylvania State University inand an M.F.A. from the University. The Book of Salt Ruth Ozeki, My Year of Meats Jhumpa Lahiri, Interpreter of Maladies Olaudah Equiano, Interesting Narrative Dave Eggers, What is the What Barbara Kingsolver, The Poisonwood Bible Agha Shahid Ali, The Half-Inch Himalayas Cristina Garcia, Dreaming in Cuban Junot Diaz, Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.

8/29 INTRODUCTION. PARIS. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Agha Shahid Ali books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Ali, Agha Shahid // Half-Inch Himalayas;, p1. The poem "Postcard From Kashmir," by Agha Shahid Ali is presented. First Line: Kashmir shrinks into my mailbox, Last Line: and white, still undeveloped.

A Lost Memory of Delhi. Ali, Agha Shahid // Half-Inch Himalayas;, p5. The poem "A Lost Memory of Delhi," by Agha Shahid Ali is presented.The Half-Inch Himalayas (Signed) Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, First edition.

Cloth. Cloth 8vo. First edition stated. 57 pp. The author's first book of poems. A spectacular fine copy in equally fine dustwrapper.

SIGNED by the poet on the half-title page. More. Is the author proud of his culture/heritage? Can you please help my analyze this poem?

Thank you! Snowmen By Agha Shahid Ali My ancestor, a man of Himalayan snow, came to Kashmir from Samarkand, carrying a bag of whale bones: heirlooms from sea funerals. His skeleton carved from glaciers, his breath arctic, he froze women in his embrace.

His wife thawed into stony water, her old .