• Dr. Muhammad Rauf Assistant Professor of Urdu, Govt. Graduate College Samanabad, Faisal Abad
  • Dr. Sajid Javed Assistant Professor Urdu, University of Sargodha


Klam e Dagh, Colonial Discourse, Post Colonial Theory, Traditional Poetics of Ghazal


When Mirza Ghalib gave up entertaining Urdu ghazal under the suppression of colonial regime, Mirza Khan Dagh proved to be his true replacement. He fully expressed the contemporary socio-political consciousness in his poetic works through particular erotic suggestion system of this genre. But ironically, applying the western critical parameters introduced by the colonial discourse, he was supposed to be vulgar and sex-oriented, paying no heed to the rich in between meanings of his pregnant couplets. In this research paper, a new interpretational reading of Dagh's poetry and its findings have been discussed according to which he proves to be the most vibrant   interpreter of his colonial era.


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How to Cite

Dr. Muhammad Rauf, and Dr. Sajid Javed. “A NEW INTERPRETATIONAL NARRATIVE OF DAGH’S POETRY”. Zaban-O-Adab, vol. 15, no. 2, Dec. 2022, pp. 257-72, //zabanoadab.gcuf.edu.pk/index.php/1/article/view/111.