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Literary Notes: Of magical realism, political critique and translations in Urdu

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MAGIC and realism car­ry two apparently contradicting connotations. But a literary technique that caught the fancy of readers and critics alike in the third and fourth decades of the 20th century was called magical realism. Some Latin American fiction writers have used this technique wonderfully in last few decades, too. Alternatively called marvellous realism and […]

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Books by design

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It happens almost instantaneously. Without us even realising what’s happening, without any warning. No matter what we are told about refraining from judging a book’s content by its cover, we can’t avoid it. The more alluring, the better. However, as far as publication of Urdu books in Pakistan is concerned, one can’t help but think […]

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