Shamsur Rahman Faruqi

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Shamsur Rahman Faruqi
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Shamsur Rahman Faruqi

30 September 1935
Died25 December 2020(2020-12-25) (aged 85)
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Occupationpoet, critic

Shamsur Rahman Faruqi (30 September 1935 – 25 December 2020) was an Indian poet and an Urdu critic and theorist. He used criticism found in Western literature and added them to Urdu literature. [1] He was also editor of his literary magazine Shabkhoon and part-time professor at the South Asia Regional Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

Faruqi died on 25 December 2020 in Allahabad from Covid-19 at the age of 85.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "A Conversation with Shamsur Rahman Faruqi by Prem Kumar Nazar" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-13.
  2. "Noted writer, poet Shamsur Rahman Faruqi passes away". The Indian Express. 2020-12-26. Retrieved 2020-12-26.