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No prerequisites of Pashto Language or Literature are required. Anyone who is passionate and enthusiastic to learn about authors around the world are eligible to join.

About this course

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This is a six weeks informative online course entitled (Introduction to Five Stars of Pashto Contemporary Literature). This course will provide you the opportunity to learn about the contemporary period of Pashto Literature and Five prominent Afghan authors. These authors have published remarkable literary, social, cultural, philosophical, historical, theoretical, and political works. These works have been published in different languages like, Pashto, Persian, Urdu, and Arabic. The efforts they have made in the academic fraternity of the 20th century in Afghanistan, have earned them the title of Five Stars in Pashto Contemporary Literature.  There will be active discussion form where you will be able to post queries related to content of the course. Every section comprises videos and reading material which provide detailed information regard these five prominent Pashtoon Authors.

What you'll learn

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After completing this course you will be able to:
- explore general information regarding Contemporary Pashto Literature
- understand lives and works of the Five Stars of Pashto Literature
- know how the Five Stars of Pashto Literature earned this title
- be familiarized with written works of Five Pashto Literary Stars.
- comprehend political involvements of Five Stars in affairs of Afghanistan
- acknowledge social point of views of Five Pashto literary Stars.
1.    Getting Started

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Entry Survey

Week 1: Introduction to Pashto Contemporary Literature

2.1 General Introduction

             2.2 The beginning of Contemporary Literature

2.3  Awakening Phase

2.4  Famous writers and poets

2.5  The Importance of Five Literary Stars in Contemporary Pashto Literature

2.6  Quiz

2.7  References


3     Week 2: Ustad Gul Pacha Ulfat

3.1 Biography

3.2 Poetic Publications

3.3 Publications in Prose

3.4 Quiz2

3.5  References


4      Week 3: Professor Abdul Hai Habibi

       4.1 Biography

       4.2 Jobs

       4.3 Art of Writing

       4.4 Character and Personality

       4.5 Quiz

       4.6 References

5     Week 4: Abdul Rauf Benawa

       5.1 Biography

       5.2 Jobs

       5.3 Writing and Publications

       5.4 Quiz

       5.5 References

6     Week 5: Ustad Qiamuddin Khadim

       6.1 Biography

       6.2 Jobs

       6.3 Publications

       6.4 Art of Writing

       6.5 Quiz

       6.6 References

7    Week 6: Siddiqullah Rekhteen

              7.1 Biography

              7.2 Jobs

              7.3 Writing and Publications

              7.4 Quiz

              7.4 References

Meet your instructors

Frequently asked questions

Question 1. For whom this course has been developed?

Answer 1. This course has been developed for those who are interested in learning about five famous figures of Pashto contemporary Literature.

Question 2. How will this course help me expand my knowledge of world literature?

Answer 2. This course will provide information regarding the five famous literary figures (Five Stars) of Pashto Language and Literature that belongs to the people of Afghanistan (Pashtoons)

Question 3. What is the medium of tuition?

Answer 3. As this course is designed for the national and international audience, this course will be taught in English Language which is mostly spoken almost all over the world.