Modern Social Behaviors in Fiction of Dr. Izharullah Izhar


  • Dr. Subhanullah Lecturer, Govt. Degree College, Lahore, Swabi
  • Dr. Yasmeen Sultan Associate Professor, Urdu Department, Federal Urdu University, Karachi


Urdu Fiction, Naya Afsana, Dr. Izharullah Izhar, Generation Gap, Ekkiswee Sade


Since the inception of the twentieth century to the second decade of the present century, the genre of fiction in Urdu literature has successfully evolved through new experiments and variations in terms of subject, material, art and technique. New dimensions have emerged.

Dr. Izharullah Izhar's legendary collection "Aakhri afsana" is an important addition to the mythical literature of the twenty first century. Due to the problems, created by the revolution and the modern questions related to philosophy and religion, he is suffering from skepticism, uncertainty and severe mental and emotional turmoil.

The fiction writer not only describes these modern problems and complexities in "Aakhri afsana" but also tries to find answers to some extent. The article under review examines the extent to which fiction writer have been successful in their endeavors in terms of art and thought.


Anees Nagi, “Naye Afsany kiy Kahani”, Lahore: Jamalyat, 2008, P: 20

Qamar Rais, “ Tanqeedi Tnazar”, Alighar: Educational Book House,1978, P:50

Professor Khalid Sohail Malik, Akhri Afsana, Unpublished:

Dr Azhar ullah , “ Akhri Asfana , Peshawar: Adab Mahal , 2021, P:27

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How to Cite

Dr. Subhanullah, and Dr. Yasmeen Sultan. “Modern Social Behaviors in Fiction of Dr. Izharullah Izhar”. Zaban-O-Adab, vol. 15, no. 1, June 2022, pp. 162-70, //