FAIZ AND NERUDA : THE EAST MEETS THE WEST (Published)
The paper attempts to study the similarity between the thought and poetry of two greater ever poets, one belonging to the east and other to the west namely Faiz Ahmad Faiz, a Pakistan Urdu poet and Pablo Neruda, a Chilean poet. They not only became famous in their respective motherlands but their works won global recognition. Just as the poetry of Pablo Neruda was massively popular with ordinary Chilean who regarded him as their national poet, so was Faiz Ahmad Faiz loved by millions of Pakistanis. They were pioneers of great struggles and their works were interwoven with the ideas they believed in.