Mahmud, Shabana

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MAHMUD, Shabana

MAHMUD, Shabana. British (born Pakistan). Genres: Literary criticism and history, Bibliography, Women's studies and issues. Career: British Library, London, England, responsible for acquisitions in Urdu and Persian for the Oriental and India Office Collections, 1982-. BBC World Service, researcher and presenter of programs on the Islamic Collection of the British Library, 1983, 1992-93. Publications: Angare, ek jaiza, (facsimile edition of Urdu fiction), 1988; (comp.) Urdu Language and Literature: A Bibliography of Sources in European Languages, 1992; Catalogue of Political Publications in Urdu (1900-1947) in the British Library, 1995; Anthology of Women's Poetry in Urdu from 1800 to the Present, in progress. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Oriental and India Office Collections, British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB, England. Online address: [email protected]