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RESOURCES

FURTHER DISCUSSION
The Cry of the Gazelle: The English Ghazal in Rhymes & Refrains, Anannya Dasgupta
Expressing the Inexpressible, Shadab Zeest Hashmi
How to Write a Ghazal, Eighty Six
Let Your Mirrored Convexities Multiply, Kazim Ali on Agha Shahid Ali’s poetry (Audio)
Mimi Khalvati’s Ghazal
In That Thicket of Bitter Roots: The Ghazal in America, David Caplan
Lesson plan for teachers
Some Basic Points about the Ghazal Form, R.W. Watkins
What Is a Ghazal? Abhay Avachat
When I Say Ghazal, I Mean Ghuzzle, Gene Doty
ABOUT POETS
Agha Shahid Ali
A Desertful of Roses, Columbia University’s Ghalib studies
Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Mohammed Iqbal, transliteration and translation of selected poems
Simin Behbahani
More coming soon

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THE GHAZAL PAGE CONTRIBUTORS IN THE NEWS
These Basijis in Me: Roger Sedarat’s Ghazal Games, Aria Fani, PBS/Frontline’s Tehran Bureau. “Roger Sedarat’s poems reflect his mixed identities as an Iranian American. Using the formal characteristics of the ghazal, he masterfully recreates the qualities of classical Persian verse in the English language…”
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FURTHER READING: CONTEMPORARY GHAZALS IN ENGLISH
An Audience of One, Majid Mohiuddin 
Call Me Ishmael Tonight: A Book of Ghazals, Agha Shahid Ali 
Contemporary Ghazals: An Anthology, ed. R.W. Watkins
Foreign Language: Exploring the Ghazal in English, William Dennis
Ghazal Games, Roger Sedarat
Outlyer and ghazals, Jim Harrison
Ravishing DisUnities: Real Ghazals in English, ed. Agha Shahid Ali 
The Spring Ghazals, Jack Hayes
Sunday Water: Thirteen Anti Ghazals, Phyllis Webb
Today: 101 Ghazals, Suzanne Gardinier
Zero: Thirty Ghazals, Gene Doty
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FURTHER READING: CLASSICS & TRANSLATIONS
The Angels Knocking on the Tavern Door: Thirty Poems of Hāfez, trans. Robert Bly & Leonard Lewisohn
Divani I Shams I Tabriz: Forty Eight Ghazals, Rumi
The Diwan of Zeb-Un-Nissa: The First Fifty Ghazals Rendered from the Persian, trans. Magan Lal
Drunk on the Wine of the Beloved: Poems of Hafiz, trans. Thomas Rain Crowe 
Ghazals of Ghalib, trans. Sasha Newborn
The Green Sea of Heaven: Fifty Ghazals from the Diwan of Hafiz , trans. Elizabeth T. Gray
The Hafez Poems of Gertrude Bell, trans. Gertrude Bell
The Lightning Should Have Fallen on Ghalib: Selected Poems, trans. Robert Bly & Sunil Dutta
Love Sonnets of Ghalib, trans. Sarfaraz Niazi
Masterpieces of Urdu Ghazal: From the 17th to the 20th Century, ed. K.C. Kanda
The Oxford India Ghalib: Life, Letters and Ghazal
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Web developer of Ghazal Page. Sometime pseudonymous ghazalkar.
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