9. Urdu Short Stories Published in Shab-Khoon Magazine, A Case Study...’’شب خون‘‘ کے افسانوں کاموضوعاتی مطالعہ؛1966ء تا 1980ء
Author(s) : Rabia Bibi / Dr. Altaf Yousafzai
“Shab Khoon” Magazine was started in 1966.It is the mouth piece of modernity. When the trend of modernity became common, it had some basic ideas different from the progressives modernity has liberated literature from the shackles of philosophy and ideology. It gave the creator freedom of expression. Now, the writer is free to write what he sees and feels on his own. The focus of the fiction writers of this period is on the individual. The myth of this age presents pictures of the social conditions and events of its time. Conflict, materialism, profiteering, selfishness, clerks’ life, bureaucratic exploitation, racial discrimination, caste segregation with a drawstring, political oppression and exploitation are the themes of the myths of this period. It looks like a sack that encloses.