URD 384 • Progressive Urdu Literature
5:00 PM-8:00 PM
This course will explore twentieth-century Urdu literature, especially its "Progressive" and reformist dimensions. We will read and discuss works of Muhammad Iqbal, Josh Malihabadi, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Sajjad Zaheer, Ali Sardar Jafri, Premchand, Ismat Chughtai and Sadat Hasan Manto.
Short weekly papers and translations 70% Final research paper 30%
Muhammad Iqbal, Kulliyat-e Iqbal Faiz Ahamd Faiz, Nuskhaha-e vafa Ali Sardar Jafri, Mera Safar Ali Sardar Jafri, Taraqqi pasand adab Ismat Chughtai, Lehaf Sadat Hasan Manto, Toba Tek Singh, Khol do, Thanda gosht Sajjad Zaheer, Raushnai Course packet compiled by the instructor