Literature of Pakistan
Pakistan literature is a distinct literature that gradually came to be defined after Pakistan gained nationhood status in 1947, emerging out of literary traditions of the South Asia. The shared tradit...
The Longest Poem Ever Written: Shahnameh – The Epic Book Of Kings
In 977 AD, a Persian poet named Ferdowsi began on a grandiose poetic journey that would take him 33 years to complete. He used ancient Persian tales which had been told from generation to generation f...
Punjabi literature
Punjabi literature refers to literary works written in the Punjabi language particularly by peoples from the historical Punjab region of India and Pakistan including the Punjabi diaspora. The Punjabi ...
Pashto literature and poetry
Pashto literature and poetry (Pashto: پښتو ليكنې‎) refers to literature and poetry in Pashto language.
Sindhi literature
Sindhi literature (Sindhi: سنڌي ادب) writers have contributed extensively in various forms of literature both in poetry and prose.
The earliest reference to Sindhi literature is contained in ...
Sindhi literature - Wikipedia
Kashmiri literature
Kashmiri literature (Kashmiri: कॉशुर साहित्य, کٲشُر ساہتیہ) has a history of at least 5,000 years, going back to its glory days of Sanskrit. Early names include Patanjali, the author of the Maha...
Pakistani English literature
Pakistani English literature refers to English literature that has been developed and evolved in Pakistan, as well as by members of the Pakistani diaspora who write in the English language. English is...
Persian literature
Persian literature (Persian: ادبیات فارسی‎) is one of the world's oldest literatures. It spans two-and-a-half millennia, though much of the pre-Islamic material has been lost. Its sources have b...
Persian literature - Wikipedia
The Longest Poem Ever Written: Shahnameh – The Epic Book Of Kings
In 977 AD, a Persian poet named Ferdowsi began on a grandiose poetic journey that would take him 33 years to complete. He used ancient Persian tales which had been told from generation to generation f...
Mera Pakistani Safarnama
Mera Pakistani Safarnama is a Punjabi travelogue by actor-writer Balraj Sahni. This book describes his 1960 tour through Pakistan.
Persian satire
Persian satire refers to satires in Persian literature.
The Arabic poetic genre of hija (satirical poetry) was introduced after the Islamic conquest of Persia. The Greek dramatic genre of comedy w...
Persian satire - Wikipedia
List of Persian poets and authors
The list is not comprehensive, but is continuously being expanded and includes Persian writers and poets from Iran. This list is alphabetized by chronological order. Although a few authors in this li...
List of Persian poets and authors - Wikipedia
Literary criticism in Iran
Literary criticism (Persian: نقد ادبی‎) is a relatively young discipline in Iran since there had been no comparable tradition of literary criticism before the nineteenth century, when European i...