William Shakespeare

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The people’s actor

September 26th, 2016|

Review by Maheen A. Rashdi published in Dawn, Books & Authors, September 25, 2016.

“Shafique’s narrative is addictive, and while you may pick up Waheed Murad: His Life and Our Times out of curiosity … the story that unfolds surpasses expectations. Whilst revealing diverse aspects of Waheed Murad’s personality, Shafique has opened up a new perspective […]

The bigger picture

September 9th, 2016|

“Kudos for Khurram Ali Shafique for offering an alternative reading of The Tempest, and that too according to Iqbal,” writes Peerzada Slaman in this review of Shakespeare According to Iqbal, originally published in Dawn, Books and Authors on April 5, 2010.

They say William Shakespeare created the most of God. The reference is to the myriad […]

Stray reflections

June 3rd, 2016|

Profile: Aslam Azhar

May 24th, 2016|

A Dialogue with a Dervish

If you ask me to describe Aslam Azhar in a single word, I would describe him as a ‘reader’. Not only because he is a reader of books but also because he is a reader of the signs of time. He has tried not only to read into the meaning of […]

Shakespeare Day celebrated

November 14th, 2015|

Report of a presentation by Khurram Ali Shafique in Dawn

Parallels in history

September 8th, 2015|

In August 1588, the Spanish Armada invaded England with a fleet of 130 ships. It is generally believed now that its defeat was indecisive in strategic terms but became a great propaganda victory for England. The Latin inscription on the commemorative medal is usually translated as ‘God blew with His wind and they were scattered.’ […]