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


In this 2014 interview for Dr. Anne Murphy’s SSHRC-funded project “Transnational modern Punjabi literature and the pursuit of the secular,” Zubair Ahmed speaks to his fondness of reading and writing, and how this love cultivated his overall passion for literature. In combining his politics with the Punjabi language, Zubair Ahmed was able to negotiate his role as an author, but also maintain his activism. His work continues the Punjabi literary tradition. Interview by Dr. Anne Murphy. Funded by SSHRC Insight Development (430-2013-000121) and Insight (435-2017-0406) Grants.

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