Defiance of the Rose: Selected Poems by Perveen Shakir - Translated from Urdu by Naima RashidDe (autor) Perveen Shakir Traducere de Naima Rashid
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Perveen Shakir (1952-1994), was a Pakistani poet who is highly revered in literary and popular circles in the Urdu-speaking world and its diaspora. To this day, Maah-e-Tamaam (Full Moon), a compilation of her works published during her lifetime, is a staple on Urdu bookshelves in shops and homes. One volume of her verse, Qaf-e-Aaina (Mirror's Rim) was published posthumously. For her poetic works, she received the most covetedliterary honours in South Asia, including the Faiz Ahmed Faiz International Award for Poetry in India, and the President's Pride of Performance Award for Literature in Pakistan, among many others.Translator: Naima Rashid is an author, poet, and literary translator. Her forthcoming works include her own poetry and fiction, as well as a series of literary translations from Urdu, Punjabi, and French into English (after 2020). She has a background in linguistics, education, and writing, and has taught French language at the French Consulate of Jeddah and the Alliance Française de Lahore, and and literature at the Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore. Her writings onvisual arts and other subjects have appeared in Newsline magazine and other publications. This is her first book.