Journal of Research (Urdu), BZU - Multan

(جرنل آف ریسرچ (اردو

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

گرگِ شب اور اقدارِ شرق کی حساسیت

  • Shaista Mushtaq/
  • Dr. Tariq Mahmood Hashmi/
  • June 30, 2021
"Gurg e Shab" and Sensitivity of Eastern Values
Gurg-i-Shab, Ikram ullah, Eastern, Human, Humiliation, Moral

"Gurg-i-shab" is a famous novel of Ikram ullah published in 1978. It is an important novel in relation to the sensitivity of Eastern values. Basically it is a psychological novel whose story revolves around a man "Shafi/Zafar". He is illegitimate child of his step brother that's why faces humiliation and disgrace everywhere. He suffers from a certin level of stress as a result many psychological and sexual disorders are arising. He is living in a society where Human being is bound by dead values and moral system. He endures humiliation all his life despite being innocent. This novel and Shafi's character is a severe criticism on the collective attitude of our society which drives a Conscious person to a Mental Asylum.


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Mumtaz Ahmad Khan, Azaadi Kay Baad Urdu Novel, (Karachi: Anjuman Taraqi Urdu Pakistan, 1997)

Nasir Abbas Nayyar, Ikramullah Ka Gurg e Shab, In: Adbiyat, Novel Number, (Islamabad: Academy of Letters Pakistan, July to December 2019)

Qasim Yaqoob, Gunah aur Gunahgar Wajood Ke Darmiyan Gurg e Shab, In: Kitabo Per Tabsaray, Ilm o Adab (December 2002)




Shaista Mushtaq

PhD Scholar

Department of Urdu, G.C. University, Faisalabad


Dr. Tariq Mahmood Hashmi

Associate Professor

Department of Urdu, G.C. University, Faisalabad


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Type: Article
Volume: 37
Issue: 1
Language: Urdu
Id: 60ead506e45c2
Pages 99 - 104
Discipline: Urdu
Published June 30, 2021


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