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Irfan Aslam

Decolonising English language poetry

The process of nativisation of English language writing in India had started even before the Partition through... Published Mar 12, 2017 07:24am

Old partners, new partners

Historian Ayesha Jalal says Pakistan must learn from its partnership in the past with the US and vis-a-vis its... Published Feb 26, 2017 07:00am

Footprints: stilled music

IF you walk towards Faisalabad’s historical Ghanta Ghar from Kotwali Road, you pass through the Aminpur Bazaar... Updated Jan 03, 2017 10:55am

Waqas Khwaja on poetry and language

The English-speaking world is biased against the non-native speakers of English and there is too much racialism and... Published Jul 24, 2016 06:49am

Punjab through the ages

LAHORE: Punjabi scholars at a panel discussion on Friday revisited the history of Punjab and its language, mass... Published Feb 27, 2016 06:44am

Of Mir Taqi Mir and his lunacy

When asked how many poets were there in Dilli, Mir replied, “Dilli has two and a half poets, I am one, Sauda is... Published Feb 22, 2016 06:51am

Of readers, Lit Fests and selfies

When Bloomsbury published Harry Potter, we started earning a lot of money which was exciting as well as bewildering,... Published Feb 22, 2016 06:51am

Ghazal hijacks a session on nazm

A session held on Urdu Nazm Ki Riwayat in the LLF was more on ghazal form of poetry than on poem as Kishwar Nahid... Published Feb 21, 2016 07:10am