When Sun Meets Moon ePUB ↠ When Sun ePUB í
- 348 pages
- When Sun Meets Moon
- Scott Kugle
- 02 March 2015 Scott Kugle
❮Ebook❯ ➨ When Sun Meets Moon Author Scott Kugle – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk The two Muslim poets featured in Scott Kugle's comparative study lived separate lives during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries in the Deccan region of southern India Here they meet in the The two Muslim poets featured in Scott Kugle's comparative study lived separate lives during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries in the Deccan region of southern India Here they meet in the realm of literary imagination illuminating the complexity of gender sexuality and religious practice in South Asian Islamic culture Shah Siraj Awrangabadi known as Sun was a Sunni who after a youthful homosexual love affair gave up sexual relationships to follow a path of personal holiness Mah Laa Bai Chanda known as Moon was a Shi'i and courtesan dancer who transferred her When Sun ePUB í seduction of men to the pursuit of mystical love Both were poets in the Urdu language of the ghazal or love lyric often fusing a spiritual uest with erotic imageryKugle argues that Sun and Moon expressed through their poetry exceptions to the general rules of heteronormativity and gender ineuality common in their patriarchal societies Their art provides a lens for a subtle understanding of both the reach and the limitations of gender roles in Islamic and South Asian culture and underscores how the arts of poetry music and dance are integral to Islamic religious life Integrated throughout are Kugle's translations of Urdu and Persian poetry previously unavailable in English.