Nasir Abbas Nayyar

POETRY: SETTING THE STANDARD

POETRY: SETTING THE STANDARD

Syed Nomanul Haq meticulously turns a compiled version of Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s collected works into a critical one and thus

Published Dec 15, 2019 09:21am
POETRY: REQUIEM FOR A DREAMER

POETRY: REQUIEM FOR A DREAMER

Suroor Barabankvi’s collected works make clear that the late poet was one who illuminated the personal as much as the

Published Mar 10, 2019 09:14am
ESSAY: THE FICTION OF NAIYER MASUD

ESSAY: THE FICTION OF NAIYER MASUD

Fiction’s most significant form appears when it creates grey areas and challenges black-and-white certainties

Published Aug 19, 2018 07:21am
FICTION: COLOURED IDENTITIES

FICTION: COLOURED IDENTITIES

A novel grapples with the crises of identities in multicultural America, but fails to flesh out its Pakistani characters

Published May 06, 2018 07:05am
Lahore in Urdu poetry

Lahore in Urdu poetry

Every metropolis seems to have been enshrined into two images.

Published Jan 07, 2018 01:11pm
FICTION: FORGOTTEN TREASURES

FICTION: FORGOTTEN TREASURES

Two collections of writing by towering figures of Urdu literature bring to light mostly forgotten short stories

Published Dec 24, 2017 07:03am