Amir Khusraw

Pages: 140
Subject: Religion: Islam
Series: Makers of the Muslim World
Imprint: Oneworld
Illustrations: Illustrations

Amir Khusraw

The Poet of Sultans and Sufis

Sunil Sharma

Surveys the life and work of the 14th century poet.
9781851683628 (23 May 2005)
RRP £30.00 / US$40.00

The Book

This book studies an important icon of medieval South Asian culture, Indian courtier, poet, musician and Sufi, Amir Khusraw (1253-1325), chiefly remembered for his poetry in Persian and Hindi, today an integral part of the performative qawwali tradition.

Additional Information

Subject Religion: Islam
Series Makers of the Muslim World
Pages 140
Imprint Oneworld
Illustrations Illustrations


About the Author

Sunil Sharma is Senior Lecturer in Persian at Boston University. Works include: Persian Poetry at the Indian Frontier (Permanent Black, 2000).