Ali, Agha Shahid

About Agha Shahid Ali


Brief biography plus link list and 3 poems



Flamm, Matthew. In Exile. New York Times, 2001 (December 16th).
          Rev. of Rooms are Never Finished

Roy, Nilanjana S. Metre Gauge. Outlook India, 2001 (July 9th).
       Rev. of The Country without a Post Office



Ghosh, Amitav. The Ghat of the Only World: Agha Shahid Ali In Brooklyn. Annual of Urdu Studies, 2001.

Shamsie, Kamila. Agha Shahid Ali, Teacher. Annual of Urdu Studies, 2002.

Werner, Louis. A Gift of Ghazals. Annual of Urdu Studies, 2002.

Mehrotra, Arvind Krishna. Refusal to Mourn. The Hindu, 2002 (January 6th).

Amirthanayagam, Indran. Write to Me. The Hindu, 2002 (January 6th).

Writings by Agha Shahid Ali



  • Even the Rain. From Call Me Ishmael Tonight. W.W Norton and Company, 2003.

  • The Floating Post-Office. From The Country Without a Post Office. W.W Norton and Company, 1997. - poem plus article and interview excerpts in UMass Magazine





Contemporary Writers

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Literary Reference Center

A Dictionary of Writers

Plot Summaries

 Kindlers Literatur Lexikon  

Literary Reference Center

Secondary Literature:

see Research Section



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