Nature is generous as it takes little and returns much. Borrowed from nature, poetic images evince jamal or an inimitable exalted beauty
Malik explores the underlying allusion to Islam in Faiz’s popular poetry and how the idea of exclusivity of Pakistani culture still exists
A look into the tradition of marsia and how it became an integral part of modern Urdu poetry
A study of two stories on Kashmir written by Manto, depicting how in Pakistan and India the notion of a nation is so deeply embedded in religion
A look at how literature guards its imaginative realm while encountering historical and social consciousness
Ahmad’s second collection of poems uses the language of silence to narrate stories of personal loss, identity and nostalgia
Dr Jameel Jalibi was an original thinker and one of the leading lights of Urdu literary criticism
As Manto interrogates both language and practices of the colonial power in many ways, his stories show that the ‘margin’ can speak to the...
She was not part of any political, social, literary or even feminist movement. There was nothing glitzier in Khalida Hussain’s life except her...
Poetry doesn’t necessarily reflect what we already know; it appears as a challenge to our usual, ordinary way of seeing things. We come across...