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The Possibilities of Punjabi : Modern Punjabi Literature in India, Pakistan, and Beyond : [Interview with Nain Sukh] Murphy, Anne; Rao, Raghavendra


In this 2015 interview for Dr. Anne Murphy’s SSHRC-funded project “Transnational modern Punjabi literature and the pursuit of the secular,” Khalid Mahmood, who goes by the pen name "Nain Sukh," a Punjabi poet/writer discusses people, class and their respective roles in society. In engaging with older Punjabi literature, including poetry, stories, folk tales, etc., Nain Sukh has carved a unique position in the Punjabi literary circle in Lahore for himself. Interview by Raghavendra Rao K.V. Funded by SSHRC Insight Development (430-2013-000121) and Insight (435-2017-0406) Grants.

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