Intikhab-e-Kalam: Akbar Allahabadi (Urdu)

Allahabadi, Akbar

Intikhab-e-Kalam: Akbar Allahabadi (Urdu) - Pakistan; OUP; 2014 - 64 Pages; Paperback

This select ion contains the best poetry of Akbar Allahabadi,who was the pioneer of humoristic Urdu poetry.Allahabadi not only used humour as a stylistic tool but also as an instrument to clearly understand social change.He conveys his message in a humorous way through his poetry.He used his poetry to awaken the sleeping masses like Allama Iqbal but his style was totally different from Iqbal's.