ABSTRACT

On September 11, 2001, the falling towers of the 110 story World Trade Center rocked the entire globe. The incident casted its effects in every walk of life including literature. The impressions of September 11 occurrence and its consequences have found its way to all creative genres of Pashto literature, but they are much broad and deep in Pashto novel. The themes of pre-9/11 Pashto novel include Pashtun social life, village community structures, enmities and hostilities, cultural traditions, tribal issues and so on. New themes, new issues and new style moved in into Pashto novel and it got a new form and fresh point of view. This study is an analysis of that changed perspective and new shape of the Pashto novel

Mazhar Ahmad