Ghose, Zulfikar

About Zulfikar Ghose

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Hashmi, Alamgir. “‘A Stylized Motif of Eagle Wings Woven’: The Selected Poems of Zulfikar Ghose.” World Literature Today, vol. 66, no. 1, 1992

Lim, Shirley Geok-lin. “A Poetics of Location: Reading Zulfikar Ghose.” The Review of Contemporary Fiction, vol. 9, no. 2, 1989



Abbasi, Mansoor. “An Interview with Zulfikar Ghose.” Pakistaniaat, vol. 3, no. 1, 2011

Aldama, Frederick Luis. "Crafting Against the Grain: An Interview with Zulfikar Ghose." Humanities Retooled, 23 Feb. 2004

Kanaganayakam, C. “Zulfikar Ghose: An Interview.” Twentieth Century Literature, vol. 32, no. 2, 1986



Zaheer, Rabia, and Rizwan Akhtar. “Alien Voices and Dialogic Discourse in Zulfikar Ghose’s Poetry.” Journal of Research, vol. 55, Jan. 2019 (PDF)

Guignery, Vanessa. “The B. S. Johnson – Zulfikar Ghose Correspondence.” BSJ, vol. 1, 2014 (PDF)

Awan, Muhammad Safeer, and Munawar Iqbal Ahmad. “‘Unwilled Choices’: Exilic Perspectives on Home and Location in the Works of Zulfikar Ghose and Mohsin Hamid.” Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, vol. 21, no. 2, Aug. 2013 (PDF)

Brouillette, Sarah. “Zulfikar Ghose’s The Triple Mirror of the Self and Cosmopolitan Authentication.” MFS, vol. 53, no. 1, 2007

Gaur, June. “Beyond Personal History: Zulfikar Ghose’s Confessions of a Native Alien.” The Literary Criterion, vol. 31, no. 1–2, 1996

Abrioux, Cynthia. “The Use of the Fable in Modern Pakistani Fiction: A Study of The Murder of Aziz Khan by Zulfikar Ghose.” Commonwealth, vol. 14, no. 1, 1991

Kanaganayakam, C. “The Luminous Comprehension: From Realism to Counterrealism in the Writings of Zulfikar Ghose.” The Review of Contemporary Fiction, vol. 9, no. 2, 1989

Rahman, Tariq. “Zulfikar Ghose and the Land of His Birth.” The Review of Contemporary Fiction, vol. 9, no. 2, 1989



Autobiography/Life Writing

Confessions of a Native-Alien (1965)



The Triple Mirror of the Self (1992)

Figures of Enchantment (1986)

Don Bueno (1983)

A New History of Torments (1982)

Hulme's Investigations Into the Bogart Script (1981)

A Different World (1978)

Crump's Terms (1975)

The Beautiful Empire (1975)

The Native (1972)

The Murder of Aziz Khan (1967)

The Contradictions (1966)


Short Story Collections

Veronica and the Gongora Passion: Stories, Fictions, Tales and One Fable (1998)

Statement Against Corpses (1964)


Poetry Collections

Selected Poems (1991)

A Memory of Asia (1984)

The Violent West (1972)

Jets From Orange (1967)

The Loss of India (1964)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

The Art of Creating Fiction (1991)

Hamlet, Prufrock and Language (1978)


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Society for Critical Exchange Interviews Zulfikar Ghose, YouTube, 15 May 2009

Zulfikar Ghose Speaks at the University of Houston, YouTube, 12 May 2009