Munir Khan, Munir
Professor & Head Post-Graduate Dept. Of English & Research Centre, Shibli National College, Azamgarh, India

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NEW SOUTH ASIAN-AMERICAN FICTION: MERGENCE OF A NEW GENRE? Khan, Munir
Celt Vol 11, No 1 (2011)
Publisher : Soegijapranata Catholic University

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This paper, uNew South Asian-American Fiction: Emergence of a New Genre?" focuses on a group of emerging South Asian-American novelists in the last decade, who give a new consciousness to fiction. With their multicultural, multireligious, multilingual and multiethnic traditions, the newly discovered writers settled in America are growing fast with new identity. Gifted with tremendous creative eneTgY, they seize and give artistic shape to experiences in America. Enjoying a certain degree of critical contributions, their writings, as a distinct area of literary study, are unlike the other migrant ones which mostly have reflected the angst and trauma of the Nowhere man . Their fictional writings have acquired a shape of spiritual quest that yields eventually towards a sense of equilibrium, establishing the in-between space as one of creativity, enrichment, and survival. The paper tries to show how the current crop of the South Asian writers in America creates a literary tradition that is formally and thematically different with a special reference to Manil Suris The Death of VIShnu. With a spirit of religious revivalism, they try to re-make themselves in writing a new genre and new form beingforged. Their individual styles, new idioms, and diversity of thematic patterns also point to the changing complexions of lndianAmerican Literature.
NEW SOUTH ASIAN-AMERICAN FICTION: MERGENCE OF A NEW GENRE? Khan, Munir
Celt: A Journal of Culture, English Language Teaching & Literature Vol 11, No 1: July 2011
Publisher : Soegijapranata Catholic University

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24167/celt.v11i1.209

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This paper, uNew South Asian-American Fiction: Emergence of a New Genre?" focuses on a group of emerging South Asian-American novelists in the last decade, who give a new consciousness to fiction. With their multicultural, multireligious, multilingual and multiethnic traditions, the newly discovered writers settled in America are growing fast with new identity. Gifted with tremendous creative eneTgY, they seize and give artistic shape to experiences in America. Enjoying a certain degree of critical contributions, their writings, as a distinct area of literary study, are unlike the other migrant ones which mostly have reflected the angst and trauma of the Nowhere man . Their fictional writings have acquired a shape of spiritual quest that yields eventually towards a sense of equilibrium, establishing the in-between space as one of creativity, enrichment, and survival. The paper tries to show how the current crop of the South Asian writers in America creates a literary tradition that is formally and thematically different with a special reference to Manil Suris The Death of VIShnu. With a spirit of religious revivalism, they try to re-make themselves in writing a new genre and new form beingforged. Their individual styles, new idioms, and diversity of thematic patterns also point to the changing complexions of lndianAmerican Literature.
Economics of Wheat Production in Mohmand Agency, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Gul, Hina; Sonia, Sonia; Khan, Munir; Sadozai, Khuram Nawaz
Indonesian Journal of Agricultural Research Vol 1 No 3 (2018): InJAR, Vol. 1, No. 3, November 2018
Publisher : Talenta Publisher

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The central theme of this research endeavour was to compute the cost and net returns of wheat crop. This study has also highlighted the significant variables contributing in wheat productivity. The study universe was two focused villages namely Malok-Korona and Peer-Qila of Ekaghund Tehsil, Mohmand Agency. The proportional allocation sampling technique was used to get the required sample size of 70 respondents. However, 26 respondents from Malok-Korona and 44 respondents from Peer-Qila were interviewed through face to face interview technique. The marked findings of this study divulge that vast majority of the farmers (61.43%) were using certified seed and the study area was predominantly dependent upon rainfall as reported by 60 % of the respondents. It is further revealed that the mean cost of production incurred by the sampled growers was estimated as Rs. 30,000 per acre. Income trend observed by 70 per cent of the respondent through wheat crop was found Rs.40000 per acre. The average income of farmers through wheat crop was Rs.35286 per acre. The estimated results of regression analysis corroborate the expected sign of the majority of coefficient of explanatory variables. Among explanatory variables seed, irrigation and labor days were significant while urea and FYM were found insignificant for crop yield. The study recommends that attempts for awareness, supply of loans, inputs like fertilizer, pesticide, apt agriculture approaches, demonstration plots and training programs should be made available to farmers for higher wheat production in Mohmand Agency.