Shairi Ki Tanqeed by Abul Kalam Qasmi

Shairi Ki Tanqeed(شاعری کی تنقید) is an Urdu poetry criticism book written by Abul Kalam Qasmi( ابوالکام قاسمی). This book consists of critical essays on poetry and poetry criticism. This book focuses on ancient and modern styles of Urdu poetry and their understanding. Several famous Urdu poets and their poetry work have found critical attention. There have been several well-argued essays written about the poets.

Abul Kalam Qasmi

Abul Kalam Qasmi was an Indian poet, critic, and scholar of the Urdu language. At Aligarh Muslim University, he served as Dean of the Faculty of Arts. He worked as an editor for Urdu magazines like Aligarh Magazine and Urdu Monthly Inkar(انکار). Additionally, he edited Tehzeeb-ul-Akhlaq. Some of his works are Shairi Ki Tanqeed and Mashriqi Sheriyat in Urdu. On Wikipedia, you can learn more about the author.

Shairi Ki Tanqeed by Abul Kalam Qasmi
Shairi Ki Tanqeed book sample

Shairi Ki Tanqeed Book Summary

This book is divided into three parts. The following is a detailed description of each section.

The first part contains the styles of Urdu ghazal. The Urdu ghazal describes all moods and movements in the most descriptive way possible. The ghazals of Amir Khosrow, Wali Deccani, Khawaja Mir Dard, Ghalib, Ibrahim Zauq, and Iqbal have been critically studied and reviewed. In this book, the author describes every Urdu poet’s word in straightforward terms.

The second part of the book contains poems. The review of Urdu poems addresses the general reader in a technical and intellectual way. The merits and demerits of Kalam Mir Anis are described in this section. Mirza Dabir has tested his poem both technically and technically. There is an excellent passage in this book that describes the differences between Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s poem and Iqbal’s.  

The third part of the book analyses the ghazals of famous Urdu poets. In this book, Ghalib, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Zeb Ghauri, Irfan Siddiqui’s technical analysis of a ghazal has been presented

Read Similar Books:

  1. Nazar Aur Nazariye By Aale Ahmad Suroor
  2. Nazm E Jadeed Ki Karwatain By Wazir Agha

Shairi Ki Tanqeed Book Summary

You can download and read online this Urdu criticism book Shairi Ki Tanqeed in pdf format. Visit this site daily to download Urdu books in PDF format and English CSS recommended books. You can also download all kinds of Urdu literature books, Urdu history books, and Indo-Pak history books here.


Leave a Comment