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  List of poets
People on this list should ideally have articles of their own, and be in some way noteworthy for their poetry.
Frances E. Harper, poet, novelist, lecturer and activist in turn of the century temperance and racial uplift movements.
Suleiman the Magnificent, ruler of the Ottoman Empire and Islamic poet
www.starrepublic.org /encyclopedia/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_poets.html   (890 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Punjabi language
Punjabi is the official language of the Indian state of Punjab, and is also spoken in neighbouring areas such as Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi.
Punjabi is the sacred language of the Sikhs, in which the religious literature is written.
A minority language is a language spoken by a minority of the population of a country.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Punjabi-language   (1851 words)

  
 Waris Shah Summary
Renowned for his contributions to Punjabi literature, Waris Shah created a version of the tale of Hir and Ranjha that is popular to this day and considered by many the Punjab's greatest literary epic.
Waris Shah (1719 or 1730–1790) was a Punjabi poet from the Punjab, most well-known for his seminal work Heer Ranjha, based on the traditional folk tale of Heer and her lover Ranjha.
Heer is considered one of the quintessential works of classical Punjabi literature.
www.bookrags.com /Waris_Shah   (374 words)

  
 punjabi information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Also, as an adjective, the word Punjabi qualifies anythingor anyone that is related to either Punjab or the Punjabi language, such as the speakers of Punjabi, inhabitants of Punjab or the Punjabi cuisine of the region.
Punjabi is also spoken as a minority language in several other countries, including Afghanistan, as well as many nations where Punjabis haveemigrated in large numbers, such as Britain, Canada, and the United States.
As such, Punjabi language and culture tend to be uniting factors in spite of national and religiousaffiliations.
www.vsearchmedia.com /punjabi.html   (540 words)

  
 Waris Shah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Waris Shah was a Punjabi poet from the Punjab, most well-known for his seminal work Heer, based on the traditional folk tale of Jat Heer Ranjha.
Heer is considered one of the quintessential works of classical Punjabi literature.
The story of Heer was also put to paper by several other writers, including Damodar Daas, Mukbal, Ahmed Gujjar, but Waris Shah's version is by far the most popular today.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Waris_Shah   (106 words)

  
 Houvaness Toumanian
He became known as a poet in 1890, when his first poetry collection was published, and Toumanian then formed the `Vernatun' (Upper Room), a literary circle that met weekly in his home from 1902 through about 1908 in Tbilisi.
Tiflis produced outstanding poets in the next generation: Hovaness Toumania (1869-1923) and the lyric poets Avedik Issahakian (1875-1957) and Vahan Derian (1885-1920), and there were important poets in Istambul: Adom Yarjanian (b.1878), Daniel Varoujan (b.
The language is not particularly easy to learn, but many books, CDs, tapes and language exchanges exist, and these sites will help: haias, armenian lessons online, turtlefastarmenia: online dictionaries are here.
www.poetry-portal.com /poets.html   (770 words)

  
 List of poets at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
People on this list should ideally have articles of their own, and be in some way noteworthy for their poetry.
List of English-language first and second generation modernist writers
Frances E. Harper, poet, novelist, lecturer and activist in turn of the century temperance and racial uplift movements.
wiki.tatet.com /List_of_poets.html   (677 words)

  
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Figure 2 lists what the participants indicated as their first languages, and Figure 3 shows what they indicated as the language they most prefer to use or are most comfortable with.
Languages from this group which, according to the 1981 Census of India, are spoken by more than 50,000 speakers are listed in Figure 6 (Moseley and Asher 1994, p.206; this reference used for Figures 7-9 also).
Despite being the progenitor of the major north Indian languages, Sanskrit retains a somewhat pan-Indian character and is held in high regard by the majority of Indians in both the north and the south.
www.ling.upenn.edu /~jason2/papers/natlang.htm   (15467 words)

  
 Punjabi language - Unipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Punjabi (also Panjabi, ਪੰਜਾਬੀ in Gurmukhi, پنجابی; in Shahmukhi) is the language of the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan.
Punjabi is also spoken as a minority language in several other countries, including Afghanistan, as well as many nations where Punjabis have emigrated in large numbers, such as Britain, the United States and especially Canada, where it is the fifth most commonly used language.
Many sources subdivide the Punjabi language into Western Punjabi - Lehnda (ਲੇਹੰਦਾ) or Lahnda (ਲਹਿੰਦਾ) - and Eastern Punjabi.
www.unipedia.info /Punjabi.html   (654 words)

  
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Suleiman the Magnificent, ruler of the Ottoman Empire and Islamic poet
Gilles Vigneault, (born 1928), Quebec signer-songwriter and poet
Jane Wilde, (1826-1896), Irish poet and nationalist, wife of Sir William Wilde, mother of Oscar Wilde
www.alanaditescili.net /index.php?title=List_of_poets   (887 words)

  
 Waris Shah - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Waris Shah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Waris Shah was a Punjabi poet from the Punjab, most well-known for his seminal work Heer, based on the traditional folk tale of Heer Ranjha.
Waris Shah's Heer is considered one of the quintissential works of classical Punjabi literature.
The list of the Waris Shah Authors is
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Waris-Shah.html   (145 words)

  
 Punjabi.net discussions chat forums
Punjabi in Pakistan may be shadowed by Urdu but Punjabi is the soul of Punjab whereas Urdu is merely the skin.
We are looking for the poems written during the "dark ages" There were many poets or non poets who have expressed their anguish against the fundamentalist and state terrorism in Punjab during eighties and nineties.
Please contribute by indicating the names of poets and their poems which express the situation in Punjab in eighties and nineties.
www.punjabi.net /talk/messages/1/64538.html?1101839562   (3863 words)

  
 List of poets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Frank Judge, (born 1946), editor and publisher, poet, translator and film critic
Petar Petrovic Njegos, (1813-1851), Serb poet and ruler
Anton Martin Slomsek, (1800-1862), bishop, author, poet and national regenerator.
www.tocatch.info /en/List_of_poets.htm   (782 words)

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