Muhammad Umar Memon

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The writer is Professor Emeritus of Urdu Literature and Arabic Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is an accomplished scholar, translator, poet and Urdu short story writer.

ART & CULTURE

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A short history of greatest Urdu short stories ever told

[Book extract] Not until Premchand did it develop into a discrete genre and a major landmark of literary topography.