Here are five couplets of Faraz that you may not have heard or read before.
The Case of Urdu
A brief history of Urdu language exploring the popular myths that label Urdu as a ‘foreign language’, ‘Islamic language’, ‘camp language’ etc. It also offers a rough sample of a broad and universal linguistic pattern through the case history of India.
Locating time present and time past in time future
Qurratulain Hyder’s distinction lay in the way she developed her vision of history and fiction as meta-history and meta-fiction. This is where she had an edge over all others who wrote before, or after her.
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