Dastan-e-Amir Hamza Collection / داستان امیر حمزہ سیریز has ratings and 11 that I was able to sample one of the epic Dastans of Urdu in my childhood. *TWO* == Amir Hamzah’s cradle goes to the Realm of Qaf, and takes that sun of perfection to Mount Qaf. *THREE* == The dastan of how the Amir and Muqbil. 1 Dastan-e Amir Hamza in text and performance “Once upon a time and a very . These forms existed before the short story and the novel sprang up in Urdu in.

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However, scholars such as D. As the stories moved from Indo-Persian into Urdu, their popularity increased; by the later s oral dastan-go’i, or romance recitation, was enjoyed by aristocrats and commoners alike.

Tehran coffee-houses held the performances of Hamza story till the twentieth century. Akhyana is a narrative based on legends or myths, for example, the narratives in the Vedas that form the ammir of the hymns, like the narrative of Yama and Yami, Agastya and Lopamudra, and Jabali Satyakama. Dastans were usually orally narrated to audiences in public gatherings or in the royal courts and contributed udru be a major form of art and entertainment in medieval and modern India.

Two English language translations have been published. The role of the audience is to listen and relish these stories with Wah! Shahnamah found expression as an oral narrative which is narrated and performed by a storyteller or a Naqqal Naqqal tells as well as performs the story. We have many books in Urdu krdu with the word dastan as it means a story in their title, but that does not make them dastan in the compositional manner and matter.


Dastan-e-Amir Hamza Collection / داستان امیر حمزہ سیریز

Shoukat Dharani rated it really liked it Sep 29, urdj The supernatural, magic and enchantment are abound. The famous Naval Kishor Press of Lucknow called in the leading oral reciters of the day, and caused their Hamza stories to be written down. Tilism-e Khayal-e Sikandari vol. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Sheik Sajjad Hosain in the preface to his translation of Dastan-e Amir Hamza also briefs us about the origins of the text: Abi Amid and other heroes of early Islam. Language, Religion and Politics in North India. Unlike any avant-garde movements or periods in literature, Dastan-e Amir Hamza is singularly exclusive mode of narration.

According to contemporary accounts, about thirty main artists were used, and over a hundred men worked on the various aspects of the book in all. I wish someone would bring me the whole set! Qaiser Bakhtiari rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Jan 23, Rao Anas added it.

The size of the commission was completely unprecedented, and stretched even the huge imperial workshop.

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George Allen and Unwin ltd, Between them, these two manuscripts are the key works in the formation of the Mughal miniature style. Shamsur Rahman Faruqi comments in a review: It might appear surprising that even the elementary facts of the dastangos of the amit century are not available because it has never been chronicled.

Brown also remarks that Amlr can be dismissed as the writer of Dastan-e Amir Hamza because he was born in hijri. Faced with neglect and systematic devaluation we now have very scanty evidence for the way in which these Dastans were compiled and performed.


According to Badauni and Shahnawaz Khan the work of preparing the illustrations was supervised initially by Mir Sayyid Ali and subsequently by Abdus Samad, the former possibly being replaced as head of the workshop because the pace of production was too slow.

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His equally exciting exploits and adventures were the source of many stories that could have been grafted onto the Arab Hamza, thus creating a super-hero who for being the uncle of the Holy Prophet was more acceptable. Akram Sajid rated it it was ok Urduu 04, The terms are often used interchangeably.

Faruqi, the foremost living authority on these Dastans and the only person to possess a full set of all the 46 volumes, and the performers.

Shahnaveed rated it liked it Dec 26, In written form too, one translation of Tilism-e oshruba volume 1 has also been published, and another translation condensed from the whole Tilism-e hoshruba. Aug 28, Hafsa rated it it was amazing Recommended to Hafsa by: Cambridge University Press, Khaliqa Minhas rated it it was amazing Dec 22, Xmir Ch rated it it was amazing Aug 09,