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Mehr Afshan Farooqi

Contributor

Mehr Afshan Farooqi

Mehr Farooqi is an associate professor of Middle Eastern and South Asian languages and cultures at the University of Virginia. Her research interests include translation, literary modernism, intersections between religion and literature, history, and art history. She is the author of Urdu Literary Culture and Vernacular Modernity in the Writing of Muhammad Hasan Askari (2012) and the editor of The Oxford India Anthology of Modern Urdu Literature (2008).

Articles by Mehr Afshan Farooqi

I Spat Out This Poem
By Yasmeen Hameed
I swallowed fire / And forgot you were an ocean.
Translated from Urdu by Mehr Afshan Farooqi