Study of Urdu Novel and Urdu Short Story (DSE)

By Dr. Mushtaq Hussain Magloo   |   University of Kashmir
Learners enrolled: 1835
The course “Study of Urdu Novel and Urdu Short Story” is a Discipline Specific Course in B.A Urdu (Hons) as per UGC CBCS Curriculum. The course is specially designed to supplement and enhance the understanding of students about different dimensions of Urdu fiction especially Novel and Short Story. The course is designed to make the students understand basic features of novel and short story and help them to develop the art of critical appreciation of the two important genres of Urdu fiction viz. Novel and Short Story. This course provides an in depth knowledge of the two genres covering their form, art and the stages of Development. Prescribed novels and short stories are also critically evaluated.
Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 6 weeks
Start Date : 16 Aug 2021
End Date : 25 Sep 2021
Exam Date :
Enrollment Ends : 15 Sep 2021
Category :
  • Language
Credit Points : 2
Level : Undergraduate

Course layout

1. Novel Ki Tareef Aur Uss Ka Fun                                         
2. Urdu Novel Ka Aagaz Wa Irtiqa                                         
3. Prem Chand Ki Novel Nigari                                       
4. Novel Gowdan Ka Tanqeedi Mutleh                                                  

5. Prem Chand Ke Novel Gowdan Ka Markazi Kirdar Houri                                        
6. Urdu Novel Azadi Kay Baad                                                
7. Rajindra Singh Bedi Kay Novel Aek Chander Meli Si Ki Tanqeedi Jaizah                                                                                                
8. Mirza Hadi Ruswa Kay Novel Shareef Zadah Ki Tanqeedi Jaizah
9. Urdu Afsanay Ki Sinfi Shinakht                                                                      
10. Urdu Mei Afsanay ka Agaaz Wa Irtiqa                                             
11. Prem Chand Ki Afsana Nigari                                        
12. Afsana Kafan Ka Tanqeedi Jaizah 

13. Afsanvi Majmoova: Angarey ki Riwayat                                                          
14. Taraqi Pasand Afsana                                              
15. Jadeed urdu afsana                                              
16. Afsana Akhre koshish  ka tankeede jaiza                                                   

17. Afsana Maha Lakshmi Ka Pul ka Mutaleh                        
18. Afsana Toba Tek Sigh Ka Mutaleh                                     
19. Afsana Chauthi Ka Joda ka Tanqeedi Jaizah                                  
20. Afsana Akhri Aadmi ka Mutaleh                                        

Books and references

1. Urdu Novel Ki Tareekh Wa Tanqeed by Ali Abbass Hussaini
2. Biswi Sadi Mei Urdu Novel by Yousuf Sarmast
3. Novel Ki Tanqeedi Tareekh by Ahsan Farooqi
4. Urdu Novel Nigari by Suhail Bukhari
5. Urdu Adab Ki Tanqeedi Tareekh by Ahtisham Hussain
6. Hamary Afsanay by Waqar Azeem
7. Fun Afsana Nigari by Waqar Azeem
8. Urdu Afsana Riwayat Wa Masail by Gopi Chand Narang
9. Urdu Mukhtasar Afsana: Fani Wa Takneeki Mutaleh by Nighat Rehana

Instructor bio

Dr. Mushtaq Hussain Magloo

University of Kashmir
Dr. Mushtaq Hussain Magloo, Known in literary circles by his pen name mushtaq haider holds master’s degree in Urdu from the University of Kashmir and did his his M.Phil and Ph.D under the supervision of (Late) Professor Majeed Muzmar a renowned Urdu scholar of his times at the University of Kashmir. Dr. Mushtaq possesses Degree in Education and Diplomas in IT and Urdu Journalism as well, and has worked as an Urdu journalist in some reputed news papers before joining the University of Kashmir as a faculty in Urdu. He currently teaches at the Department of Urdu, University of Kashmir, and has been a guest faculty in the Department of Education, the University of Kashmir. His basic research interests include Urdu Poetry and Urdu Fiction with a major focus on Critical appreciation of the content using modern tools of criticism. He has four books and more than 40 research papers and book chapters to his credit in addition of two text book series’ (Each comprised of 8 parts) that has been included in the curriculum of more than three hundred institutions in the country. Dr. Mushtaq is on the editorial board of some prestigious journals and has been an invited speaker at various literary meetings/conferences/seminars at regional and national level. He is a member of many literary bodies like J&K Urdu Akademi, The Jammu and Kashmir Fiction Writers’ Guild and All India University Urdu Teachers’ Association. He is currently a part of Bharatvani-- A National Project on Digitization of Indian Languages at (CIIL) Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education, Government of India. He is also Principal investigator of a project entitled “A brief History of Urdu Short Story in Kashmir” sponsored by the National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language, New Delhi.

Course certificate

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