Journal of Research (Urdu), BZU - Multan

(جرنل آف ریسرچ (اردو

Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan (Pakistan)
ISSN (print): 1726-9067
ISSN (online): 1816-3424

سماجی تبدیلی اور ادبی طنز:سوانح عمری مولانا آزاد

  • Dr. Muhammad Naeem/
  • June 30, 2017
Subcontinent oversimplifications colonialism Awadh Punch Azad

Generalizations in scholarly works may prove helpful in understanding different literary trends of an era but not without losing many nuances. In Urdu, 19th Century is interpreted in binary oppositional manner with Sir Syed a pivotal point and other writers were considered either his extension or his rivals. The classic example of this generalization is Awadh Punch, a literary Journal which had a different attitude towards colonialism than Sir Syed's. The oversimplifications could only let the scholars to interpret its different authors in anti-Sir Syed perspective. This article attempts to analyze a text by Nawab Syed Muhammad Azad to underscore its distinct qualities and different approach towards colonial imprints on Subcontinent.



Dr. Muhammad Naeem

Assistant Professor

Department of Urdu, University of Sargodha, Sargodha


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Type: Article
Volume: 31
Issue: 1
Language: Urdu
Id: 5cc6d51c0ff5d
Pages 65 - 78
Discipline: Urdu
Published June 30, 2017


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