The writer is a PhD and teaches English Literature at National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. He may be reached at email@example.com.
Perhaps we need to re-learn our lessons in empathy. There is a need to connect with the people as well as the earth
Old poems, re-read in the context of present times, in search of new meanings
Academic authorship needs to be transformed so that young scholars aren’t robbed of their hard work and originality
The Pakistani nation has been living like the Sidney family from Eden Phillpotts’ famous play for four decades, waiting for something sensational...
A rejoinder to an essay on the application of the British literary canon to the teaching of Pakistani English Studies
Remembering Jacques Derrida whose ideas were nothing short of a philosophical coup because he challenged and dismantled the metaphysics of Western...
The poetry of Agha Shahid Ali is by far the most authentic representation of occupied Kashmir
Looking back through the books I read in 2015 and sharing a few extracts
It is the unsaid that makes you a good poet or a writer and that which lies outside the text makes it readable and meaningful. This art is hard to...
Be it autobiographical fiction or a life narrative, good writing has come to depend on bad memory or badly-remembered reality or history