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


In this 2014 interview for Dr. Anne Murphy’s SSHRC-funded project “Transnational modern Punjabi literature and the pursuit of the secular,” Saeed Bhutta speaks to how he became inspired by the Sufi poetry recited at village shrines, which inspired his interest in learning and immersing himself in the Punjabi literary tradition and culture. Saeed Bhutta discusses his work that centres around folk ballads, and the Punjabi oral tradition. Interview by Dr. Anne Murphy. Funded by SSHRC Insight Development (430-2013-000121) and Insight (435-2017-0406) Grants.

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