Urdu Literary Culture: Vernacular Modernity in the Writing of Muhammad Hasan Askari

Urdu Literary Culture: Vernacular Modernity in the Writing of Muhammad Hasan Askari

by M. Farooqi

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Urdu Literary Culture: Vernacular Modernity in the Writing of Muhammad Hasan Askari by M. Farooqi

Urdu Literary Culture examines the impact of political circumstances on vernacular (Urdu) literary culture through an in-depth study of the writings of Muhammad Hasan Askari, who lived during the Partition of India.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349435937
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 06/15/2012
Series: Literatures and Cultures of the Islamic World
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 287
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Mehr Afshan Farooqi is an assistant professor of South Asian Literature at the University of Virginia, USA.

Table of Contents

Quot Rami Tot Arbores: The University of Allahabad and Beyond Askari and Firaq: Queer Relations in Life and Literature Fiction, Theory of Fiction, and the Critical View Jhalkiyan: World Literature, Partition, and Rupture The Illusion of Form and the Power of Tradition Revisiting the Indo-Muslim Consciousness Conclusion: Reopening the Past; Bright Morning and Foggy Night

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