LITERARY HISTORY OF PASHTO LANGUAGE IN SOUTHERN PASHTOON KHWA. (1900-2000)

Abstract

The authors of this paper have deeply focused Pashto literary history in Southern Pashtoon Khwa, from its emergence till the modern period but highlighted the eminent figures of Pashto literature so that to point out the works carried by assorted scholars in the field of literature. This paper discusses the modern poets and prose writers besides those who had done translations. Including the writers rendered services for Pashtoon history. In this connection, through the writings of various writers it has been proved that which regions in Southern Pashtoon Khwa brought novelty to Pashto literature and what were the reasons which resulted in the novelty? It also discusses about the start of Pashto poetic sessions in Quetta, which would be held in Balochistan Book Depot. a book shop of well known Pashto writer and poet Hafiz Khan Muhammad.

Dr. Naseebullah Seemab, Muhammad Alam Tareen