Pakistani English Literature – A Brief Introduction, 1947 to the present by Omer Tarin, Ilyas Khan, and K. Majied

According to the late poet Taufiq Rafat ”A fair number of Pakistanis write in English… [so] we may point to a distinct Pakistani-English Literature”. This statement, made back in the 1980s, has even more force today. Since Pakistan came into…

To Stay or Go into Exile - Milosz and Szymborska by Niels Hav

To Stay or Go into Exile – Milosz and Szymborska by Niels Hav

Last year Patrick Modiano received the Nobel Prize for Literature and, as often before, it was a complete surprise when the secretary of the Swedish Academy opened the door and released the name to the press. Every year this event…