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The Possibilities of Punjabi : Modern Punjabi Literature in India, Pakistan, and Beyond : [Interview with Mushtaq Soofi] Murphy, Anne


In this 2014 interview for Dr. Anne Murphy’s SSHRC-funded project “Transnational modern Punjabi literature and the pursuit of the secular,” Mushtaq Soofi outlines his personal history with the Punjabi language describes its colourfulness and impact on the South Asian landscape. Moreover, he speaks to the introduction of English and Urdu into an annexed Punjab and how this had consequences for the future of the Punjabi language across borders. Interview by Dr. Anne Murphy. Funded by SSHRC Insight Development (430-2013-000121) and Insight (435-2017-0406) Grants.

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