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The Modernists and the Postmodernists

Gopi Chand Narang

in The Urdu Ghazal: A Gift of India's Composite Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190120795
eISBN:
9780190990053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190120795.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Poetry

This chapter opens with a conceptual history of literary movements like modernism and postmodernism in Europe, and goes on to discuss the origins of these trends in Urdu literature, particularly Urdu ... More


Religion as Critique: Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace

Irfan Ahmad

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635095
eISBN:
9781469635101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635095.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Irfan Ahmad makes the far-reaching argument that potent systems and modes for self-critique as well as critique of others are inherent in Islam—indeed, critique is integral to its fundamental tenets ... More


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