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Alamgir Hashmi
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Sex:M
Age:59
Birth Date:November 15, 1951
Astrology Sign:Scorpio
Chinese Sign:Rabbit - Yin
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Occupation:US novelist

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ALAMGIR HASHMI
Alamgir Hashmi

Biography:Alamgir Hashmi (also know as Aurangzeb Alamgir Hashmi) (born November 15, 1951) is a major English poet of Pakistani origin in the latter half of the 20th century. Considered avant-garde, both his early and later works were published to universal critical acclaim and widespread influence. His was a remarkable new voice since the 1970s; each of his successive books attested to an expanding world of cultural discernment and harmony, which he created in poems of peerless beauty.

As a practicing transnational humanist and educator in North American, European and Asian universities, he wrote and taught from a unique vantage. His contributions to literary theory, literary criticism, historiography and cultural studies had a far-reaching impact as several disciplines began to be remade in the 1980s. As a result, curriculum and pedagogy underwent substantial changes, so that a paradigm shift was clearly in view. However, its full significance was not to be realized until a couple of decades later, through the period of globalization, in a world where fast communication still had to find the means to meet the twin challenge of ignorance and mis-understanding partly caused by knowledge. Hashmi had begun to deal with such (what then appeared, or as he termed, hypothetical) questions a quarter century earlier than anyone else, offering sharp canonical analysis and effectively arguing for a "comparative" aesthetic to foster humane cultural norms. He showed new paths of reading the classical and modern texts, and also emphasized upon the sublime nature, position and pleasures of language arts to be shared when these were being reduced to social or professional utilities. Alongside his scholarly books and articles in journals, his series of lectures and essays (like "Modern Letters") in the general press (print as well as radio and television) also drew interest both for the originality of their content and their lucid prose.


Chinese Horoscope for Alamgir Hashmi
Includes characteristics and Vices
Alamgir Hashmi's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 06, 1951 - January 26, 1952
Birthday: November 15, 1951

The Rabbit is a Yin,
and is the Fourth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Tact
Finesse
Virtue
Prudence
Longevity
Ambition
Vices:
Secretiveness
Squeamishness
Pedantry
Dilettantism
Hypochondria
Complexity


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Alamgir Hashmi's Personality Tarot Card The Lovers - Personality Card

Birthday: November 15, 1951

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Alamgir Hashmi's Growth Tarot Card Justice

Birthday: November 15, 2010

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.

 

 

 

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