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By Ferial Jabouri Ghazoul

The problem of Alif explores a substantial number of issues and difficulties that exist in modern South Asia, offereing views on poetry and fiction, pop culture and mythmaking, in addition to the long-lasting resonance of Gandhian rhetoric and philosophy. regardless of the undeniably severe difficulties that afflict the folks of South Asia, there's additionally a lot to have a good time after part a century of independence. there's a pervasive experience that the subcontinent has ultimately emerged from lingering shadows of the British Raj, assesting a brand new and ascendant id, via paintings, literature, tune, movie, and other kinds of pop culture.

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The Urdu poets' identification with Palestine is clearly rooted in a moral-historical world view that, at one level, belongs to the anticolonialist/anti-imperialist Thirdworld discourses of the post-/neocolonial era. In this context, the Palestinian cause is universalized in Urdu poetry, as was the cause of the Vietnamese, as an instance of the struggle between national liberation and imperialism, between the global structures of oppression and the global community of the oppressed. In the context of civilian opposition to the US-backed military regime in Pakistan in the 1980s, Palestine became a metaphor in Urdu poetry for resistance to superpower hegemony and authoritarian rule in the Thirdworld, the more so as the military government tried to utilize the Palestinian cause to legitimize its political authority.

Yesterday, the holy Messenger and great Prophets Dressed in soft robes With their broad, illuminated foreheads Lit in your dwelling places The candles of love. But now the Messengers' legacy The miracles of David and Jesus Everything has been looted Aggressors and usurpers have In place of your histories of tolerance Laid at every step the foundations of slaughterhouses. In such a conflagration did they Seize you That not only you but everything in this world that is A/I/18 (1998) 31 humane has been set aflame.

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