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On Urdu

In academia Ralph Russell holds several positions. Some admire his versatility as critic and educationist, while others hold him in high esteem as an orientalist and translator of Urdu literature. He is equally familiar with the community life of Muslims of north India as well as of Pakistan.

It was he who first introduced Urdu literature to the western world or to the English-speaking people through his excellent translations. His understanding of Urdu and of its literature is exceptional. It was also he who first tried to understand and examine Urdu literature in its true setting.

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