Intikhab-e-Kalam: Zahida Khatoon Sherwaniya (Urdu)Publication details: Pakistan; OUP; 2015Description: 64 Pages; PaperbackISBN:
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|Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17||Karachi Urdu Poetry||891.43 (Browse shelf(Opens below))||Available||PKLL000057|
This is a representative selection of the poetry of Zahida Khatoon Sherwaniya. She was a visionary, who wrote poems on topics such as farming and farmers, the World War, Aligarh University, and the Khilafat Movement. Her poetic work Masnavi Aina-i-Haram, on women's rights. has been compared to Allama Iqbal's Shikwa. One of her poems 'Mosul ka Tail', published in Zafar Ali Khan's newspaper, Zameendar, highlighted the importance of oil in the international economy and the West's move to control oil deposits around the world.