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Dastan-e Amir Hamza

The concept of an oral book remained strong in India until the time the longer version of the DAH cycle was printed in Urdu (1883–1917). Shamsu ’r-Rahman Faruqi has pointed out that the DAH existed in the Indian oral tradition long before it was transcribed. According to him, what establishes this fact are constant references […]

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Dastan-e Amir Hamza
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    The concept of an oral book remained strong in India until the time the longer version of the DAH cycle was printed in Urdu (1883–1917). Shamsu ’r-Rahman Faruqi has pointed out that the DAH existed in the Indian oral tradition long before it was transcribed. According to him, what establishes this fact are constant references to the earlier, unwritten daftars (books) of the cycle.

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