In the last session of the #JoyofUrduWeeklyHour: “Dr Arfa Sayeda aur Zarminae Ansari ki #Himaqatein ” (a new series in which we watch our founder-director improve her #Urdu pronunciation & comprehension as she stumbles through works of #Urduliterature under #DrArfa ‘s expert guidance), we completed #QurratulainHyder’s stunning & nuanced short story, “Kohrey ke Peechhe”: a comment on society, class, politics, language and much more, explored through the lives of anglo-Indians immediately post-partition(available online in Urdu, and as a translation “Behind the Fog” in The Greatest Urdu Stories compilation translated by Muhammad Umar Memon). . On Sunday, November 1st iA, since we haven’t got enough of this story, and on Kami Kidwai’s request, Dr Arfa will discuss the story further. . Please join us via Zoom, or watch live on our Facebook Page. Please register for the zoom meeting- . After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. #kitabeinparhiye #arfasayeda #drarfa #drarfasayedazehra #zarminaeansari #himaqatein #joyofurduweeklyhour #urduadab #shortstory #pronunciation

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