Crimson Papers: Reflections on Struggle, Suffering, and Creativity in Pakistan by Harris KhaliqueCrimson Papers: Reflections on Struggle, Suffering, and Creativity in Pakistan by Harris Khalique

Crimson Papers: Reflections on Struggle, Suffering, and Creativity in Pakistan

byHarris Khalique

Hardcover | March 16, 2017

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The book provides insights into the society, polity, and literary ethos of Pakistan within the broader South Asian context. An attempt has been made to place the issues faced by Pakistan and South Asian Muslim societies in the current global human condition which is increasingly defined byterrorism, invasions, absolutism, and inequality. Although the essays encompass a broad canvas, they also possess a definite focus capturing Pakistans social and political history from the beginning to the present times, including how people are impacted by major political upheavals and socialevents, and how some individuals contribute in shaping both events and narratives. Within the broader narrative is woven an analysis of religious extremism, sectarianism, persecution of minorities, ethnic strife, provincial separatism, and shrinking of cultural and intellectual space.
Harris Khalique is a leading Urdu and English language poet from Pakistan. He is also an essayist and columnist. His major poetic works include Ishq Ki Taqveem Mein (Urdu, 2006); Between You and Your Love (2004; Revised and Expanded, 2012), and the award-winning collection Melay Mein (Urdu, 2012). His Urdu collections include a few poe...
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Title:Crimson Papers: Reflections on Struggle, Suffering, and Creativity in PakistanFormat:HardcoverDimensions:140 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0 inPublished:March 16, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199407320

ISBN - 13:9780199407323

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Preface1. Blood2. Sweat3. Tears4. InkAcknowledgementsBibliographyIndex